Despite having an area of unimproved pasture in the woods, I rarely come across many Waxcaps. The only species which appears with any regularity is the little Butter Waxcap - Hygrocybe ceracea.
However this year some new species have started to appear. Last month I found the beautiful Ballerina Waxcap - Hygrocybe calyptriformis which is a Red Data List species (a specimen made up part of the display at the Botanic Gardens last month).
Then today I came across another species. At first glance it could easily have been mistaken for yet another Butter waxcap, however a closer inspection revealed it had decurrent gills. Using Gareth Griffiths excellent online key, it comes out as Hygrocybe vitellina (no common name).
If this carries on I am going to have to start getting interested in Waxcaps!