Fly Agaric

  • (noun): Poisonous (but rarely fatal) woodland fungus having a scarlet cap with white warts and white gills.
    Synonyms: Amanita muscaria

Some articles on fly, fly agaric:

Carsten Höller - Work
... He has since realized several works with the fly-agaric mushroom, including the Mushroom Suitcase series (2001/2008) and the Upside Down Mushroom Room (2000), which was shown in 2000 at Fondazione Prada ... His fly-agaric replicas are large-scale and often spin or hang upside down from the ceiling ... also created photographic works based on the fly-agaric, entitled Mushroom Print (2003) and Soma Series (2008) ...
Carsten Höller - Select Works, Projects, and Exhibitions
... It consists of a large room with giant, turning, upside down fly agaric mushrooms, which are illuminated with lighting installed in the floor ... Half of the reindeer were fed the fly agaric mushrooms in their food, which are part of their customary diet in the wild, and turn their urine into a hallucinogen ... Robert Wasson hypothesised that soma was based on the fly agaric mushroom ...
List Of Amanita Species - Subgenus Amanita - Section Amanita
... Europe) Amanita ibotengutake - Japanese Ringed-Bulb Amanita (Japan) Amanita muscaria ** – fly agaric (cosmopolitan) Amanita nehuta – Maori dust Amanita (New Zealand) Amanita ...

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