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Hygrocybe ceracea

Caps are small,  5-25 mm across, convex to shallow convex, with depressed centre, orange-yellow to lemon-yellow, dry to sticky, thin, and striate.  Gills are yellow, broadly attached to decurrent, and far apart.  Stalks are up to 4 cm tall, slender, and coloured as the cap. Spore prints are  white.   Rarely recorded, this small but attractive species fruits on the ground in mixed woods.