Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Mycenaceae

Hemimycena lactea (Pers.) Singer

Milky Bonnet

Usually found in groups on needles and other debris under conifers. One of the easier species to identify in this large and often difficult group. Common

Antonin & Noordeloos (2004) A Monograph of the Genera Hemimycena, Delicatula, Fayodia, Gamundia, Myxomphalia, Resinomycena, Rickenella and Xeromphalina in Europe
Breitenbach & Kranzlin (1991) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 3, Boletes and Agarics, 1st Part