Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Physalacriaceae

Flammulina velutipes (Curtis) Singer

Velvet Shank

Usually found in clusters on dead stumps and trees. A species most often found in late autumn and winter. Very common nationally but scarce in the Outer Hebrides

Læssøe & Petersen (2019) Fungi of Temperate Europe, Volume 1
Overall (2017) Fungi: Mushroom & Toadstools of parks, gardens, heaths and woodlands
Knudsen & Vesterholt, editors (2012 second edition) Funga Nordica