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Viewing swaag.org website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 297
 Date Entered 02/11/2011
 Updated on 02/11/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Fungus / Mould
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Record Date 01/11/2011
 Location Morley Gate west of Park Hall
 Civil Parish Melbecks
 Brit. National Grid SE 005 980
 Record Name Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria) growing with Scots Pine
 Record Description This poisonous fungus has hallucinogenic properties and is usually seen under birch.
 Geographical area Mid Swaledale
 Species Fly agaric
 Scientific Name Amanita muscaria
 Additional Notes Used as a fly killer in medieval times.
 Image 1 ID 1140         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Fly agaric (Amanita muscaria) usually found under birch. Poisonous.
 
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