Amadouvier felt Mushroom mural decoration
Amadouvier felt Mushroom mural decoration

Amadouvier felt Mushroom mural decoration

Regular price $48.00 CAD

6 inches by 5.5  bark base with wall hanger

2 felt mushrooms

 

It grows on the side of various species of tree, which it infects through broken bark, causing rot. The species typically continues to live on trees long after they have died, changing from a parasite to a decomposer .

Though inedible, F. fomentarius has traditionally seen use as the main ingredient of amadou , a material used primarily as tinder, but also used to make clothing and other items. The 5,000-year-old Otzi the iceman carried four pieces of F. fomentarius, concluded to be for use as tinder. It also has medicinal and other uses.