Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Pyronemataceae

Spooneromyces laeticolor  (P. Karst.) T. Schumach. & J. Moravec

Found growing on needle litter under a dense canopy of Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis. I am grateful to Nicolas van Vooren from the Ascofrance forum for the inital identification and subsequent confirmation by Brian Spooner. Kew accession code K(M)188442. This is the third British record

Chris Johnson