Bertrandia astatogala

An unusual waxgill (Hygrophoraceae family), as many waxgill species are brightly coloured. This one is easily missed as it appears very dark, blending in with all the debris on the forest floor.

The dark colour is due to black fibrils that cover the cap and the stipe

The gills can be either an orange-red colour or a yellowish colour.

Height - up to about 12 cm

Other wax gills to check out:

Camarophyllus Gliophorus Hygrocybe Hygrophorus Humidicutis


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