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3808 – Three Toxic Redheads – Amanita muscaria

3808 – Three Toxic Redheads – Amanita muscaria Soft pastel on pastel paper 8.5 x 11 inches, framed SOLD One of the most colourful of the fungi family, these mushrooms are beautiful but can be deadly bearing a powerful toxin. It grows in woodland and heathland on light soils among birch, pine, or spruce. It is a fungus that often forms mycorrhizal associations with birch, but also other trees. Fly Agaric mushrooms, also known as Amanita muscaria are the classic red toadstool with white warts seen in cartoons. The species grows in boreal forests during the fall across Canada and the United States, and are very common and very poisonous. Share and...

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