Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Typhulaceae

Macrotyphula fistulosa var. contorta  (Holmsk.) Nannf. & L. Holm

Contorted Pipe Club

The species is often found on woody debris in deciduous woodland but the variety is more often to be seen attached to dead wood. It has a finely textured surface which is pinkish or apricot brown. Rare this far north

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Knudsen & Vesterholt, editors (2012) Funga Nordica

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