Fly Agaric

Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria)

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Tweet Amanita muscaria, with its red cap speckled with dainty white warts, is not an uncommon fungus in our woodlands. Its common name Fly Agaric comes from the practice of breaking the cap into platefuls of milk, used since medieval times to stupefy flies. It is a strong hallucinogen and intoxicant and is used as […]

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