|The Camarophyllus genus belongs to the Hygrophoraceae (Waxgill) family.|
This mature specimen is quite a distinctive shape, with its decurrent gills and "dimple" in the centre of the cap. Usually up to about 40-50 mm high, and up to 30mm across, but I have seen some as large as 80mm across. Grows amongst leaf litter on the ground.
A very small orange waxgill - the largest one here has a diameter of 8mm.
These are very small - the largest here would be approx 10mm diam.
Height - 5-7 cm.
Seems to grow singly, scattered amongst leaf litter. The gills are a pale grey.
|Camarophyllus pratensis var. gracilis
Found amongst leaf litter in mixed broad-leaved forest in mid-winter.
Diameter- 25-45 mm.
Has decurrrent gills as shown in the next image.
|Other wax gills to checkout:
Bertrandia Gliophorus Hygrocybe Hygrophorus Humidicutis