Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Pyronemataceae

Cheilymenia fimicola  (De Not. & Bagl.) Dennis

A common orangey-yellow ascomycete, growing mainly on cow dung. Individual apothecia are sessile and measure 2-4mm across. They are often found in large gregarious groups

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Hansen & Knudsen (2000) - Nordic Macromycetes, Vol.1: Ascomycetes;
Doveri (2007) - Fungi Fimicoli Italici

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