Although this mushroom looks like a deadly Amanita it is actually edible but not very nice and not worth the risk of confusion with deadly poisonous species.
|Common Names||False Deathcap|
|Scientific Name||Amanita citrina var citrina|
|Average Mushroom height (CM)||8|
|Average Cap width (CM)||10|
Ivory white to yellow with an obvious volval sack and a bulbous base. The skirt is quite large and usually hangs down. The stem can be hollow in older specimens.
Taste / Smell
Unpleasant. Smells of raw potato.