Mushrooms March 1, 2015 By Emma Nicol Made with plaster of paris, this piece comments on mushrooms roles in nature. How even though they are poisonous they help regenerate the soil so that new plants can grow. Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleLike this:Like Loading... About Emma Nicol Artist / Communicator. Third year Illustration student @ Bristol U.W.E. Passionate about making environmental issues widely understood using art.