Amanita muscaria

2 Fly Agaric at Acton, ACT

Amanita muscaria at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022
Amanita muscaria at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022
Amanita muscaria at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022
Amanita muscaria at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022
Amanita muscaria at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022
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Identification history

Amanita muscaria 29 Apr 2022 Heino1
Amanita muscaria 29 Apr 2022 TimL

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User's notes

Sighted in the gloom of ANBG's Rainforest Gully during recent rain. (See also follow-up sighting 4433553 which shows the physical development one day later).

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Heino1 wrote:
   29 Apr 2022
An unusual sighting - Amanita muscaria in native vegetation, with no nearby pines, birches, oaks, etc - its usual symbiotic partners. From recollection the nearest would be the pines near the base of the Black Mountain road, or the pines & oaks in the CSIRO grounds. This introduced species has been reported from some native forest areas in Australia and New Zealand but this is the first time I've seen it in the ACT with no exotic trees within 'partnership' range. I've just collected some to have a permanent herbarium record of this species in the gardens. Thanks for the sighting.

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Prostheclina pallida (Orange jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Prostheclina sp (genus) (A jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb
Molytria perplexa (Bark Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 12 Nov 2022 by TimL
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 19 Oct 2022 by JohnBundock
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2022 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2022 by TimL

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 6 Abundance
  • 28 Apr 2022 10:56 AM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Species information

  • Amanita muscaria Scientific name
  • Fly Agaric Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 1344.6m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning
  • In flower

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