Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Gomphidiaceae

Gomphidius glutinosus (Schaeff.) Fr.

Slimy Spike

A particularly slimy fungus in association with conifers, especially pines (Picea). Infrequently recorded and biased towards Scotland

Breitenbach & Kranzlin (1991) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 3, Boletes and Agarics, 1st Part
Watling & Hills (2005) British Fungus Flora 1: Boletes and their Allies
O'Reilly (2016) Fascinated by Fungi