The quintessential red-and-white mushroom of fairy tales is poisonous. What is it commonly known as?
B Death cap
C Fly agaric
Fly agarics have featured in paintings since the Renaissance and were the main subject of some Victorian fairy paintings. They’ve also popped up in the 1940 Disney film ‘Fantasia’ and the Mario video game franchise.
The correct answer is Fly agaric.