Grows in the coniferous and deciduous forests from July to October. Has a hat that between 5-8 cm, lemon yellow, pale yellow-green, smooth, almost always covered with the remains. The plates are white, adnate. The foot is white, with the same color smooth ring in tuberiform under-inflated. Vagina tightly glued to swell legs as narrow hems, slightly lagging behind the top of the legs. The fungus has the smell of raw, spent a long time in the cellar of potatoes. Particularly strong smell old or some time after lying torn mushrooms. The fungus did not eat because of the unpleasant taste. This fungus is not a deadly poison, but poison they may, as its tissues contain toxin bufotenine.
Easily confused with the death cup or russula golden krasnoy.Chtoby certainly distinguish mushroom lemon yellow of death cup, remember that mushroom pogankovidny has lemon-yellow or yellow-green hat, lint-free, thickened base of his legs form a tuber with no vagina, and death cup has a green or Xanthophyta hat pierced by a yellow-brown fibers and thickened base legs in gear free (not glued to the leg) vagina.