The Humidicutis genus belongs to the Waxgills or Hygrophoraceae family. All members of this family are characterised by their lamellae (gills) being waxy in appearance and brittle in texture.

Humidicutis lewellinae

A very attractive mauve waxgill. It shows the cap splitting - a feature it has in common with H. mavis and H. rosella.

Humidicutis mavis

A white waxgill. It shows the cap splitting - a feature it has in common with H. lewellinae and H. rosella.

Humidicutis conspicua

Found growing amongst leaf litter in mixed Podocarp-broadleaf forest. Cap diameter 30-40mm

Humidicutis luteovirens

Found growing in mixed Podocarp-broadleaf forest. Cap diameter 25-30mm

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Humidicutis rosella

A pale pink waxgill, with the cap always splitting.

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Humidicutis multicolor

As the name suggests, this species can vary in colour and can includen shades of blue and green.