Gliophorus graminicolor – Slimy Green Waxcap

(Synonym Hygrocybe graminicolor)

Amongst bryophytes or litter in very wet rainforests. The light green cap and stem of this small agaric are covered with a thick, slimy, glutinous coating. A waxy, grey-green, glutinous thread runs along the edges of white waxy gills. The convex cap becomes centrally depressed and ages to brown.

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