Amanita muscaria

Fly Agaric at Googong, NSW

Amanita muscaria at Googong, NSW - 13 May 2022
Amanita muscaria at Googong, NSW - 13 May 2022
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Identification history

Amanita muscaria 16 May 2022 Heino1
Amanita muscaria 14 May 2022 WHall
Unidentified 14 May 2022 WHall

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The large fungi was about 15 cm tall.

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WHall wrote:
   14 May 2022
Distorted form of Amanita muscaria?? See A Field Guide to Australian Fungi by Bruce Fuhrer (2005) page 24.
Heino1 wrote:
   16 May 2022
Though various fungi can distort I think it highly likely that this is as you say, given the non-native vegetation.

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 8 Abundance
  • 13 May 2022 12:02 PM Recorded on
  • WHall 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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