Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Cortinariaceae

Galerina harrisonii (Dennis) Bas & Vellinga

Snowbed Bell

A rare species in Scotland, usually found farther north in the melting snowbeds of the arctic tundra. A delicate species with a campanulate cap of yellowy-brown, striate for two-thirds, with a long thin stipe. Found in association with various moss species