Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Polyphoraceae

Skeletocutis nivea (Jungh.) Jean Keller

Hazel Bracket

Very common farther south, becoming scarcer in Scotland and new to the Outer Hebrides in 2011.

Its character is between a resupinate and a bracket. The pores are tiny and difficult to see without a lens. White when young, browning a little with age