Who thought a mushroom could be so charming or elegant or sophisticated. The large one stands alone as a piece of art tucked into large group of tall green shrubbery. Authentic Provence or Lars Bolander, Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL
Fill nylon stocking with concrete for the base. Create gills underneath the cap with thin sheets of metal. Sculpt a mold for the cap, and press it into WET sand lined with a thin sheet of plastic, and slowly fill with concrete. Add realism by removing small wedges of concrete along the edge of the cap. Cap mold: A circle of cloth sheeting could be draped over a bowl/balloon, and brushed with concrete. The wavy edges could be created with rolled up newspaper under the edge of the cloth.