Cast #087 - Aluminum Funnel Mushroom Casting

Aluminum Funnel Mushroom Cast #087 - Front Picture.
Mushroom Type: Funnel

Cast Number: #087
Plaster Cast: 6/10/2015
Final Cast: 8/15/2015
Cast Weight: 4.6 oz

Cast Material: Aluminum
Cast Dimensions: 3.4"x3.1"x3.25" (HxWxL)

Base: Round, 3" diameter, 0.5" thick
Base Wood: Redheart, Katalox

Mount: Bolt through base and cast
This is one of the early attempts at mushroom casting. I didn't dry the plaster enough before pouring the aluminum, causing the aluminum to bubble when casting. As a result, the stem wasn't completely cast but there was still enough of it to be stable and mount to the base.

The mushroom is a funnel type, similar to this one, but with an interesting "water spout" on one side of the cap.
Base Description
The base is made from katalox with a 3/4" strip of redheart. The finish is gloss lacquer.