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Soil #3
Soil #3
ACRYLIC ON CANVAS
20 x 30
2021

There has been many revelations lately concerning communication of mycelium (fungus) and trees and soil.
"While researching her doctoral thesis some 20+ years ago, ecologist Suzanne Simard discovered that trees communicate their needs and send each other nutrients via a network of latticed fungi buried in the soil – in other words, she found, they "talk" to each other.Jun 19, 2020"

However from an ancient Sanskrit Scripture from 1500BC,
"Upon this handful of soil our survival depends. Husband it and it will grow our food, our fuel, and our shelter and surround us with beauty. Abuse it and the soil will collapse and die, taking humanity with it".


this piece is for sale. Custody available after Sept. 18. ($400)