Fungi

Outer Hebrides


Agrocybe praecox (Pers.) Fayod
Spring Fieldcap

Family: Strophariaceae

As the common name suggests, an early fruiting fungus. A rare species in the north, found growing in damp hollows in a stable dune system, also on wood mulch. Quite variable in microscopic detail

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Breitenbach & Kranzlin - Fungi of Switzerland
Knudsen & Vesterholt - Funga Nordica

Agrocybe praecox
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