Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Mycenaceae

Mycena pura (Pers.) P. Kumm.

Lilac Bonnet

One of the more robust members of this genus, but variable in colour and size. Very common and has a distinct smell of radish. It favours Beech Fagus sylvaticus but can be found in the leaf litter of most woodlands