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Fly Agaric 1

Description:

Amanita muscaria, commonly known as fly agaric, is found throughout the UK and across temperate regions on the Northern Hemisphere. 

 

The mushroom is thought to derive its common name from its use as an insecticide when combined with milk.

Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0077494
Creation Date:
1925
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council