Amanita citrina


Common Names: Citron Amanita, false death cap
Category: Fungi
Sub-category: Amanitas


Previously also known as Amanita mappa. This mushroom has a fleshy pale yellow, or sometimes white, cap from 4 to 10 cm across, covered in irregular patches. The gills and flesh are white. There is a large volva at the base of the 6 to 8 cm tall stem, which has a clear ring. Easily confused with the lethal death cap (Amanita phalloides)

Found in oak and pine forests.

Edible Notes: Not regarded as edible and should be avoided due to possible confusion with the lethal death cap mushroom.
Warnings: Not regarded as edible and should be avoided due to possible confusion with the lethal death cap mushroom.
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