ECCF Meeting: Exhibit by Kristina Zimbakova: Fungi in Contemporary Painting http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/ ECCF Meeting: Exhibit by Kristina Zimbakova: Fungi in Contemporary Painting http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204558463 204558463 http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204495421 204495421 White-Hot Noon in the Jungle Handmade paper from fungi Coriolopsis trogii, Ganoderma sp., Antrodia serialis, Stereum sp.; soft pastel, fungus Trametes coccinea from the vicinity of Alstonville, subtropical part of Australia, an epiphytic plant Tillandsia usneoides from Alstonville; mounted on canvas; The fungus and plant courtesy of Pita Boronski. http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204555882 204555882 Born to Fly, detail. Handmade paper from numerous lignicolous fungi & from lichens Evernia prunastri, Pseudevernia sp.; acrylic & lichen Usnea antarctica on canvas; U. antarctica is from the vicinity of Carlini Station, King George Island, endemic to Antarctica; courtesy of Alfredo Passo from Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Argentina. http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204495427 204495427 http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204495422 204495422 Chestnut in Cinders Handmade paper from fungi Phellinus sp. & Bjerkandera adusta, gesso, acrylic, pastel, chalk, charcoal, lichen Protousnea magellanica on canvas. Lichen P. magellanica is from Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina, endemic to southern South America; courtesy of Alfredo Passo from Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Argentina. http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204498543 204498543 The Third Eye Handmade paper from polypore fungi, lichen Usnea aurantiaco-atra , pastel, acrylic, photograph, silk on fungal mycelium panel. U. aurantiaco-atra from the vicinity of Carlini Station, King George Island, Antarctica; courtesy of Alfredo Passo. http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204495426 204495426 Both the Tinder and Flint are in Your Hands Acrylic, ink, charcoal, fungus Battarrea phalloides and its spores on canvas. B. phalloides is а rare species in Europe. It is listed as critically endangered in the Macedonian Red List of Fungi. Fungus courtesy of the Macedonian Mycological Society. http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204556040 204556040 Absconding at 12:05 Acrylic, quill eggshell, lichen Rhizoplaca chrysoleuca from Yellowknife, Canadian Arctic, on linen. Lichen courtesy of Jeff Hollett. R. chrysoleuca also occurs in Macedonia. http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204556177 204556177 The Star-Nosed Mole Hand-made paper from fungi Daedalea quercina and Antrodia serialis, soft pastel, string, fungus Ischnoderma resinosum, mounted on canvas. http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204498545 204498545 Face to Face Fungi Astraeus hygrometricus & Clathrus ruber. C. ruber is listed as a near-threatened species on the Macedonian Red List of Fungi. The fungi are courtesy of the Macedonian Mycological Society. http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204495425 204495425 The Hard Dance Acrylic, charcoal, fungus Daedalea quercina; lichen Ramalina menziesii from Annadel State Park, California, USA (State Lichen of California, courtesy of California Lichen Society). http://macfungi.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=204498544 204498544