Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Pluteaceae

Volvariella gloiocephala  (DC.) Boekhout & Enderle

Stubble Rosegill

A common species nationally but few records from Scotland. Found in stubble fields and pasture which has been manured. A large fungus, not easily overlooked. It grows from a vovla but this can be difficult to find in mature specimens

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Knudsen & Vesterholt (2012 second edition) - Funga Nordica
Breitenbach & Kranzlin - Fungi of Switzerland

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