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Fly Agaric Mushroom: watercolour painting by Marina Albert, 1995 [15 of 17]

1995 Amanita muscaria (L. ex Fr.) Hook. - Fly Agaric.
A bright scarlet mushroom that is attractive but poisonous. It contains muscarine and mycoatropine, the latter can case mental disorders. The cap is almost spherical when young but flattens with age.
These specimens were collected in Eltham, Victoria.

Fly Agaric Mushroom