Honey Waxcap - Hygrocybe reidii
A small fungus with a cap diameter of 1 to 4.5 cm. The cap is a bright rich orange in colour, initially convex becoming depressed at the centre. Gills are decurrent and golden-yellow; the stem is also golden yellow. Has a pleasant smell of honey.
Found growing in pastures, fields and also in shortish grass in woodland.
Infrequent but widespread in Britain.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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