Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hygrophoraceae

Hygrocybe substrangulata  (P.D. Orton) P.D. Orton & Watling

Similar to Hygrocybe miniata in stature and looks; examination of the spores is required to be certain.
It has a liking for slightly wetter areas than most waxcaps, favouring boggy ground with mosses, and sites which are periodically inundated