Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Cortinariaceae

Galerina pumila (Pers.) Singer

Dwarf Bell

Quite common nationally but requires microscopy to separate it from similar species. Found in boggy moorland conditions with mosses

Knudsen & Vesterholt, editors (2012) Funga Nordica
Hann & Walleyn (2009) Studies in Galerina. Galerinae Flandriae (1)
Smith & Singer (1964) A Monograph of the Genus Galerina
Watling & Gregory (1993) British Fungus Flora 7: Cortinariaceae