Observation 48234: Amanita muscaria var. guessowii Veselý
When: 2010-07-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found this Amanita being eaten by a nocturnal species of ant, or perhaps they are just using it for nest building?

Proposed Names

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
Ants eating Mushrooms
By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2010-07-07 09:03:40 PDT (-0700)

Turns out this is very rare. Generally ants will eat only the mycelium.

Maybe i’ll go back tonight and see how much they ate.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/...

Created: 2010-07-07 06:19:17 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2013-11-17 00:56:16 PST (-0800)
Viewed: 57 times, last viewed: 2017-01-10 22:18:15 PST (-0800)
Show Log