16 November 2021 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Heath Wax Cap
Convex, then flattened, viscid, with translucent radial lines at the margin, orange-brown to orange, hygrophanous, to about 4 cm across
Decurrent, whitish, then pinkish
Cylindrical, +/- equal, viscid, yellow to orange, often with a grey apex
Orange-yellow in the cap, yellow in the stem
Usually like burnt rubber
Heaths and unimproved grassland
Spores ellipsoidal, ovoid or oblong, smooth (6-7) x (4-5) µm2
November 1999 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.