House of Mycelium

Reishi sculptures, aroma of healthy soil

by Lowana-Skye Davies

“Mycelium is ecological connective tissue, the living seam by which much of the world is stitched into relation”

Merlin Sheldrake

House of Mycelium is a multisensory installation dedicated to the cultivation of fungal relationships. As humanity faces the triple threat of climate change, biodiversity loss, and ecological collapse, the piece seeks to reopen our imaginations to the possibility of mycelial ways of thinking and caring for one another on a damaged planet. Working with Reishi – the mushroom of divine immortality, as co-creators and collaborators, the work seeks to engage the senses and critical sensibilities in an intimate conversation with fungi.

We would like to gratefully acknowledge Jacob Rocco for his generous contributions of knowledge and skills in mushroom growing.