Observation 22637: Amanita Pers.

When: 2009-06-29

Collection location: Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

Ok These are most likely in the Amanita Vaginata Group but i had to post them . If you ever herd the word Toad Stool and found you self wondering if Toads really do sit on Mushrooms well here’s the pic. Even got one of them to smile for the camera

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:37 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Gatewood Rd off of Wolf Creek RD Fayette Co. West Virginia’ to ‘near Gatewood Rd. and County Route 9/1, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA’

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awwww, nice!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-06-29 12:56:54 EDT (-0400)

…but aren’t those last two shots actually of frog stools? ;)

And it would be interesting to actually watch their behavior…I suspect that these mushrooms are not merely a perch but known fly magnets, and these amphibs are merely letting their dinners come to them!

Created: 2009-06-29 10:18:35 EDT (-0400)
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