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Ling zhi, in Chinese, means "herb of spiritual potency". It's also a Chinese symbol of longevity. Also known as Ganoderma lucidus in taxonomy.
This little crocheted experiment reminds me of a mushroom.
Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms, James Sowerby, 1797, London.
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