Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Ascobolaceae

Ascobolus michaudii Boud.

A widespread species but rarely recorded. Brummelen noted it on dung of cow, horse, and rabbit. Also reported from sheep and geese dung

Brummelen, J. van (1967) A World Monograph of the Genera Ascobolus and Saccobolus (Ascomycetes, Pezizales)
Doveri, F. (2007) Fungi Fimicoli Italici
Richardson, M.J. & Watling, R. (1997) Keys to Fungi on Dung