Fly agaric (Amanita citrina) photo and description

Fly agaric (Amanita citrina)

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Amanitaceae (Amanitaceae)
  • Genus: Amanita (Amanita)
  • Species: Amanita citrina (Amanita muscaria)
    Other names for the mushroom:
  • Amanita lemon
  • Fly agaric yellow-green

Other names:

  • Amanita lemon yellow

  • Amanita lemon

  • Fly agaric yellow-green

  • Yellow toadstool

Amanita muscaria

Amanita muscaria (Latin Amanita citrina ) is a mushroom of the genus Amanita (Latin Amanita) of the Amanitaceae family (Latin Amanitaceae).

Amanita muscaria grows in deciduous and coniferous forests, mainly in pine forests, on light sandy soil. It occurs frequently, singly or in small groups in August - October.

Hat up to 10 cm in ∅, flat-convex The Forgotten Ones aka The Tribe movies, depressed in the center , first white, then yellowish-greenish, with large white or grayish flakes.

The pulp is white , yellowish under the skin, the smell and taste are unpleasant.

The plates are adherent to the stem, white, narrow, frequent, sometimes with a yellowish edge. Spore powder is white. Disputes are broadly oval, smooth.

The leg is up to 10 cm in length, 1.5-2 cm ∅, hollow, white, with a ring, tuberous-swollen below, enclosed in a vagina, adherent to the base of the leg. The ring on the stem is white, then yellowish outside.

The mushroom is inedible . But sometimes it is considered poisonous , although this is not exactly established.

Amanita muscaria can be confused with a mushroom White umbrella.

Video about the mushroom Amanita toadstool: