Woodwaxes grow in association with trees. The caps are slimy or greasy, and the gills waxy to the touch. In general they are more fleshy than Hygrocybes. There has been a lot of movement between the generic names in the past, and names such as Cuphophyllus have been proposed. I have stayed with the names used in the British Mycological Society checklist current at the time of going to press.
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