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benitengutake (ベニテングタケ) (today's sample record)

Language: Japanese - Romaji

Description: Fly agaric. The fly agaric is a type of mushroom, the classic red with white spots. Famous for its psychoactive hallucinogenic properties this is the magic mushroom and is actually poisonous to eat. (If gathering mushrooms you must be absolutely certain what you have before you eat them as many are very poisonous.)

Fly agarics, collected along with 50 other varieties of mushroom, one memorable day in Thetford Forest

Latin: Amanita muscaria
Ethnicity: Japanese
Most frequent country: Japan

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