Amanita muscaria

Amanita muscaria

Observation - Amanita muscaria - UK and Ireland. Description: Thought this one was lovely and all the partials were nearly gone except for on the edge of the cap.There are not many about this year usually see very large amounts this was under Scot's Pine,it used to be put in milk to deter flies,also feed to reindeer

Thought this one was lovely and all the partials were nearly gone except for on the edge of the cap.There are not many about this year usually see very large amounts this was under Scot's Pine,it used to be put in milk to deter flies,also feed to reindeer and they think that is were the idea of flying reindeer and Santa dressed in red and white came from.