Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Ascobolaceae

Ascobolus stictoideus Speg.

A widespread fungus and frequently found. It grows on many species of herbivore dung

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