Hygrocybe cavipes

Colour can vary from yellow to orange. Cap diam: up to 45 mm. Grows in soil amongst leaf litter under tea-tree and mixed broadleaf-podocarp forests.

Hygrocybe cerinolutea

A yellow to golden-yellow species. Cap diam: up to 25 mm. Found amongst leaf-litter in broadleaf forests.

Hygrocybe firma

This species can come in various shades of red, orange and yellow. The yellow version has pale slamon-orange coloured gills. A check of the spores under the microscope will show they are dimorphous ie - two distinct size groupings.

Hygrocybe julietae

A common yellow waxgill, found in most forest types. Cap diam: 10–20 mm.

The yellow gills are subdecurrent to decurrent. The spores are peanut shaped.

Hygrocybe miniceps

A pale yellow-orange waxgill with orange tints towards the base of the stipe (stalk). Cap diam: 15–20 mm. The stipe tends to be long in relation to the cap diameter. Found in most forest types.

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Hygrocybe striatolutea

The cap can be glutinous to viscid or wet. The stipe is whitish towards the base. Cap diam: up to 50 mm. Found in soil in broadleaf forests.

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