2025 SOMA Wild Mushroom Camp

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Faculty Biographies

Dorothy Beebee

Dorothy Beebee is a scientific illustrator and mushroom dyer who collaborated with the late Miriam C. Rice for over 35 years, documenting and illustrating Miriam’s books about using local California fungi to make mushroom dyes, polypore paper, and mushroom watercolor pigments.

Dorothy has presented mushroom dye workshops for Mycological Societies across the USA, taught in International Fungi & Fiber Symposia worldwide, and is active in the Sonoma County Mycological Assn. (SOMA), for whom she organized and instructed mushroom dye classes for over 15 years. She is currently the President and the Archivist of the International Mushroom Dye Institute.