This fungus, which is orange-yellow in colour, has flesh that is dryer than most waxcaps and occurs mainly in grassland but may also be found in woodland glades.
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Close-cropped or mown acid grassland, moorland free from artificial fertilisers.
Dryer than most hygrocybes, the cap is yellow or yellow-orange and has a slight soapy or oily odour.
Odour: said to be reminiscent of bed bugs?? If you squash a piece of gill material between your fingers the smell is easily detectable
Widely spaced, paler than the cap, and deeply notched
Spore print is white.
Similar in colour to the cap or a little paler, with no ring.