Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Dacrymycetaceae

Calocera viscosa (Pers.) Fr.

Yellow Stagshorn

Confined to rotting coniferous wood, greasy to the touch. Although it looks like a coral fungus, it's related to the jelly fungi. Widespread and common

Breitenbach & Kranzlin (1986) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 2, Non-gilled Fungi
O'Reilly (2016) Fascinated by Fungi