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

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

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Ants eating Mushrooms
By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2010-07-07 12:03:40 EDT (-0400)

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/...

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