The Velvet Shank and Friends

€125.00

I found a cluster of these mushrooms, The Velvet Shank (Flammulina Velutipes), on a dying conifer in a dark corner of the garden. They glistened from the rain and I was able to go back a few times for more.  I added some Coprinus sp. (inkcaps) for contrast. This is my favourite print.

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This print is made using wild mushrooms picked sustainably in my garden. The frame (purchased) is 25cm high x 25cm length x 2cm deep which can be hung. I used a grey card and a black frame.

Like a fingerprint, each mushroom has its own unique pattern which ebbs as it ages. This print is absolutely original and unique.

It is not recommended to remove the print from the frame due to its very delicate nature and not all my prints are sealed.

These mushrooms were picked fresh and, therefore, a certain amount of moisture soaked into the card causing some warping. This a natural part of the process of spore printing and not a fault in the print. 

Before you hit buy!

Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept cancellations before the item has been dispatched. Please request the cancellation via the website within 24 hours of purchase.

I don't accept returns or exchanges, however, I will do my best to resolve any issues with your order.

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I cannot be responsible for delays due to customs issues.

Care Instructions

I recommend hanging these prints out of direct light to avoid fading. If you wish to remove the print from the frame please be careful to not damage the spore pattern as they are delicate and not all have been sealed.

Gift wrapping

All art is shipped in a box with padding for the corners. Please contact me if you want your piece of art gift wrapped.

Personalised or Custom orders

I may not always have mushrooms at hand for something specific, you may have to wait a year for them to appear again! However if you have an idea, please do contact me and I'll be happy to work something out with you.