wax cap

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wax cap
 
n
any fungus of the basidiomycetous family Hygrophoraceae, having thick waxy gills. Many are brightly coloured, like the parrot toadstool (Hygrophorus psittacinus), which is yellow with a covering of green slime, and the orange-red H. conicus

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