Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Psathyrellaceae

Lacrymaria lacrymabunda  (Bull.) Pat.

Weeping Widow

A widespread species but biased towards the south-east of Britain. Found in grassland, parks, broadleaf woodland edges and rides

Breitenbach & Kranzlin (1995) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 4, Agarics, 2nd Part
Overall (2017) Fungi: Mushroom & Toadstools of parks, gardens, heaths and woodlands
O'Reilly (2016) Fascinated by Fungi