Picture of the Day

Fly Agaric Mushroom

August 15, 2021   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2021-08-15
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here is a fly agaric (Amanita muscaria) mushroom off the St Vrain Mountain Trail in the Indian Peaks Wilderness. It's the iconic poison mushroom found throughout the northern hemisphere at temperate latitudes and higher. This photo was taken on August 12, 2019.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm).

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos