Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Melanommataceae

Sporidesmiella hyalosperma var. novae-zelandiae (S. Hughes) P.M. Kirk

A relatively new genus, with this species being split into two varieties to reflect the way the conidia form on the conidiophore. Only a handful of records, all from Scotland. This is the first time found on horse dung