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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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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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Leptocoris mitellatus (Leptocoris bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2022 by TimL
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jul 2022 by TimL
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jun 2022 by TimL
Cleobora mellyi (Southern Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2022 by TimL
Ectoneura (genus) (Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jun 2022 by TimL
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by RodDeb
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by Roger
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by Roger
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by Roger
Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Austrosalomona species 9 (A katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 May 2022 by RogerF
Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Acton, ACT - 16 May 2022 by Roger
Xanthopimpla sp. (genus) (A yellow Ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Diplopoda sp. (class) (Unidentified millipede) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger
Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger
Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) leichardti at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2022 by Roger
Amphylaeus (Agogenohylaeus) obscuriceps at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2022 by Roger
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Helicarion cuvieri (A Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Collembola sp. (class) (Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) bicingulatum (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Roger
Protyora sterculiae (Kurrajong star psyllid) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by TimL
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2022 by Roger
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by TimL
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Roger
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by DavidForrester
Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by JohnBundock
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Deinopis sp. (genus) (Net casting spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall
Elhamma australasiae (Elhamma) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by TimL
Oxycanus (genus) (Unidentified Oxycanus moths) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by TimL
Anthrax dolabratus (Bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by cherylhodges
Halone sejuncta (Variable Halone) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Agaristinae (subfamily) (A Day-Flying Moth) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Mesostigmata sp. (order) (A Mite) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
mycenoid at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by TimL
Limnodynastes peronii (Brown-striped Frog) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by TimL
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by TimL
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Roger
Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Roger
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by Roger

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  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 28 Apr 2022 10:56 AM Recorded on
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