Kōrero: Poisonous plants and fungi

Fly agaric

Fly agaric

With their distinctive blood red cap, flecked with white tissue, fly agarics can be seen in autumn in pine plantations. They contain hallucinatory poisons, and death can result quickly if they are eaten.

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Photograph by Alastair McLean

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Poisonous plants and fungi - Poisonous fungi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9792/fly-agaric (accessed 2 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007