Butter Waxcap - Hygrocybe ceracea
This is a small fungus. The greasy cap is 1-2.5cm across and is deep yellow to pale orange with faint striations towards the perimeter. The stem is concolorous with the cap and narrows slightly towards the base.
Found in short grass and lawns.
Late summer to autumn
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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