Heimiomyces tenuipes

(Syn. Xeromphalina tenuipes)

A golden yellow species usually found after periods of rain over summer on fallen logs and rotting wood. Cap diam: 30–50 mm. The centre of the cap is a darker colour and the edge is striate. The stipe is golden yellow to brown, depending on the age of the fruiting body. As the fruiting body ages the cap edges can become upturned as in the second image.


Xeromphalina leonina

A small pale yellow-brown species found in large numbers on rotting logs early in the autumn. The cap is depressed at the centre and the gills are decurrent. Cap diam: up to 10 mm. The stipe is yellowish at the top and brown towards the base.