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Known as the false death cap, Amanita citrina, is a basidiomycotic mushroom, one of many in the genus Amanita. It grows in silicate soil in the summer and autumn months. It bears a pale yellow or sometimes white cap, with white stem, ring and volva. The pictured mushrooms were spotted in Pelion mountain, Greece, near Makrirrachi village.