Artists worldwide to play "hide and seek" with mushroom art for "Game of Shrooms"

Game of Shrooms, that hide-and-seek/scavenger hunt for mushroom-themed art is happening again! It was started last year by Attaboy of Hi-Fructose and was such a huge success that he's doing it again. To play, simply make an art piece inspired by mushrooms and then hide it, leaving clues on its location through your Instagram feed with the hashtag #gameofshrooms. Or, on game day, just go find art other people have hidden. It was supposed to all go down on June 13, but COVID changed that. So now on that date, artists will reveal their intention and location and actually play the game on August 15.

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important announcement about this year’s #GameofShrooms! Because of the current crisis, it’s best to postpone the world wide art show and scavenger hunt a few months. so! On June 13th I’d like to invite all participating artists to Announce their intentions and location so that a global map can be created for all Shroom hunters. On August 15th: The Shroom Drop Happens (where it is safe to do so). It kills me to me the event date but it’s best to be on the safe side, right? Meanwhile, please keep posting preview photos of your creations, tagging #gameofshrooms so that we can follow along. Come august, the world may need a world wide art show and event to reset our perspective, no? Thank you to all and please keep sending me what you are working on. What I’ve seen is fantastic. Best, Atta Ps feel free to customize image above with your own art. Just get the dates right:) #geocaching #art #scavengerhuny #mushrooms #hifructose #streetart

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Here's a look at some of last year's art:

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Loving this piece by @brucey.parker that I found at work the other day. Rarely I post anything on my account that isn't my work, but this #shroomdrop is awesome so go give @brucey.parker a follow for more amazing work. #gameofshrooms #comicart #shroomdrop

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Heading out to leave this somewhere now! For #gameofshrooms #shroomdrop. I do wish I’d painted more (and tried to) but I’m a bit busy lately and getting to make this one piece gave me some much needed joy. I’m hoping it provides the same to whoever finds it—in fact I mean to insure this by including a couple stickers and a little Hex-traterrestrial vinyl on the back (the Corpse Prince, natch). Stay tuned, I’ll be leaving a clue or two here shortly. Thanks to @attayumfactory for dreaming this scheme up and including me on the fun! #fungus #artofthemushroom #mushroom #shrooms

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✨🍄FREE ART GIVEAWAY!🍄✨ I will be hiding this original sculpture somewhere in Los Angeles on Saturday June 15th, in conjunction with @attayumfactory ‘s #GameOfShrooms #ShroomDrop. Normally a handmade piece of mine at this size retails in the thousands. I know not everyone can afford an original so I’m giving one away for free! You just have to find it... pick it up... and the piece is yours. Follow my Instagram (@jimmckenzie) this Saturday at 12PM EST for clues on it’s whereabouts. Here’s one clue to start you off: “That’s all folks.” Alright guys, HAPPY HUNTING!✨🤗 - #mushroom #shroom #art #artscavengerhunt #scavengerhunt #jimmckenzie #LA #hifructose #hifructosemag @hifructosemag #losangeles #sculpture #sculpting #cyclops #characterart #characterdesign #process #giveaway

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both have been FOUND! Thanks so much for playing!!!❤️❤️❤️ Portland! I’ll be hiding these two necklaces somewhere around Southeast today for #gameofshrooms #shroomdrop ! If you discover either of these necklaces it is yours to keep! Just share a photo with the hashtags #gameofshrooms and #shroomdrop and @theethjewelry once you’ve found them and send me a message or comment on the photo❤️🍄 Mushroom on the right has been FOUND! thanks to @attayumfactory for organizing the game, it’s been really fun seeing other artist’s drops today! Thanks @tripperd for posting about it a while back, feel like I had to join in on the fun!

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Finished this golden Chanterelle dude for a custom commission today. This guy is already spoken for but if you'd like to own something like this or have an idea for a custom piece then please drop me a DM. #mushroom #mushroomart #mushroomsculpture #fungi #fungiart #fungisculpture #mushrooms #mushroomsofinstagram #ilovemushrooms #fungilove #chanterellemushrooms #chanterelles #sculpture #fantasycreature #fantasyart #uniquesculpture #forestfriends #handcrafted #handpainted #etsyseller #etsyshop #indieart #indieartist #gameofshrooms #fungusamongus #mycology #mycologist #magicmushrooms #shrooms #fungiofinstagram

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WOWOW! Today started off with an unexpected treasure hunt headed to the cemetery. Me and @killorbekyled managed to snag this amazing piece by @theartofskinner for #gameofshrooms by @fairylandca. It's going to live at our shop @prettyininkalameda, and we're all pleased as punch! Thanks for participating! 🍄🌈💖 Also thanks for the heads-up @trashsacks69, and for @ruinshit setting me up for my appt while I raced to work 😹💚 #oakland #treasurehunt #theartofskinner #bayarea #bayareaart #bayareaartists #fairyland #mushroomhunting #shroomin

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P.S. You don't have to be an established artist to join in. In fact, I'll be making something mushroom-y to hide this year.