Gliophorus subheteromorphus

These were quite slimy. Cap diameter 15 - 20 mm. Turned more yellow as they aged and became drier.

Found on the edge of the track, under fallen punga fronds.

I think these are the best example for showing the glutinous (slimy) covering on the cap.

For other red wax gills, see: Hygrocybe page 1 (reds)

See more Gliophorus: page1 page3 page 4

See also: Humidicutis Hygrocybes Hygrophorus Bertrandia Camarophyllus