Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Dacrymycetaceae

Dacrymyces stillatus  Nees

Common Jelly Spot

A widespread jelly fungus of decaying timber of all kinds. Usually orange, but can be yellowish, pin-cushion shaped but can grow together forming larger irregular shapes.

Breitenbach & Kranzlin (1986) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 2, Non-gilled Fungi
Læssøe & Petersen (2019) Fungi of Temperate Europe, Volume 2