This website is an illustrated catalogue of the of the fungi recorded in the Outer Hebrides. It is a work in progress and new species, information and photographs will be added over time.
This site is not designed to be an identification guide and it should be remembered that not all species can be identified from photographs and many species require examination under a microscope for an accurate species determination.
Many mushrooms are poisonous some are deadly poisonous. The responsibility for eating any mushroom or fungus must rest with the individual and we accept no liability for your decision as to whether a fungus is safe to eat.
All the species illustrated on the website are believed to be correctly identified, but sometimes errors or misidentifications occur. If you think that we are in error, please contact us and we will investigate and correct where necessary.
The content of this site is almost entirely the work of amateur naturalists who are generous in their desire to share their work and make information widely available. Please respect their copyright and ask if you wish to use their photographs. Permission is usually given for educational and non-commercial use provided that the source is acknowledged.
The information in this website is given in good faith and for general information and interest only. It is subject to change without notice.
We are not not responsible for any inaccuracies and make no representation and give no warranty as to its accuracy. The information in this website should not be relied on and does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation.
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