22 August 2008 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Sharply conical, expanding with age, sometimes lobed, surface viscid to dry and fibrous, margin sometimes translucently lined, yellow to orange yellow, about 1 to 5 cm across
Adnexed or free, pale yellow to orange
Equal, dry, fibrous, yellow with a white base
Concolorous with surface
Summer to autumn
Spores ellipsoidal to bean shaped, some constricted, smooth (11.5-14) x (5.5-7.5) µm2
Similar to H. conica but without the blackening flesh
17 October 2005 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.