Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Amanitaceae
Species: Amanita citrina var. citrina (Schaeff.) Pers.
Synonyms: Agaricus citrinus
Agaricus mappa
Amanita citrina
Amanita citrina mappalis
Amanita citrina mappalis
Amanita citrina mappalis
Amanita mappa
Amanita mappa var. citrina
Common Name: False Deathcap


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Amanita citrina var. citrinaPhotographer:  Roy Anderson
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (24)
Corylus avellana (5)
Quercus petraea (5)
Quercus (3)
Tilia (2)
Pinus sylvestris (2)
Beech (1)
Pinus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (6)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, under planted (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (12)
Soil Leaves (10)
Soil Mossy (10)
Soil Grassy (2)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (1)
September (19)
October (13)
November (5)