A group of fungi which inflame during the riping process. In this way they can spread the spores in a wide range.

dated 2003 until 2004 (click on an image to enlarge an artwork)
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Flame Banana

2003

The spores float away on the warm air. In this way the can reach far distances.
 

Flame Banana

2003

This fungus, Phallus inferno ( Von Neusenwitsch, 1836 ) mostly splits open like a banana. The contents can inflame in a very infement wat. This is why its advised very strongly to keep some distance while indentificating this specimen. Many a mycologist already has burned its nose on this mushroom.

The leaky whisper fungus

2003

The name of this fungus ( Arctus-oculi Susurrare, P.Pastinakel 1959 ) finds its origin in the sound it makes when it inflames. Lore has it, she tells all the litle secrets of the woods.

The leaky whisper fungus

2003

These fire fungi are possibly accountable for a great deal of forest fires.

The leaky whisper fungus

2003

Materials: wood, brass, stainless steel

Dragon fire boletus

2004

The dragon fire boletus ( Ignis Draco, Newt Scamander 1463 ) is known to be the the  fuel for most common dragons.

Dragon fire boletus

2004

This soft glowing fire boletus is very well resitant to the strong gastric juices of most common dragons. It stays very long in to there intestines, where it presumably is the origin of the inferno's these lizzards of terror can wreack.

Dragon fire boletus

2004

In the bonnet one will find a opening through which the soft glowing contents are vissible.

Dragon fire boletus

2004

The fuels of the boletus is very lasting. this is the reason why plucking and gathering of thes fungi is discouraged very strongly.

Dragon fire boletus

2004

At the root of the trunk of the thundertree lay a big heap of vulcanus giants dung. The excreta of these giants, also known as Mephistofles heap, are very strong ferritic en contain the seeds of the thundertree. The only tree where the Dragon fire boletus grows on. To the presence of the nails of the nails will be published a paper in The magical review letters on short notice. Materials; tree trunk, stainless steel, steel, brass.