Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Cortinariaceae

Galerina viscidula P.D. Orton

A small species with a shiny, sticky cap, dark brown at the centre getting lighter towards the rim, striate to the shallow umbo. Growing in acidic conditions often with mosses and liverworts.

Rare in Britain with all the records found coming from Scotland