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Earthstars

Description:

Strange fungus resembles popcorn.




1 species ID suggestions

EduHerNav
EduHerNav 6 months ago
Fornicated star
Grastrum formicatum

2 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 3 years ago

we found similar fungi in a nature reserve ( Melbourne suburb) last month. The centres, which are perhaps the spore-filled sacs were unimaginably soft to touch. They were growing on very damp earth beneath pine trees (Pinus radiata)- thanks for the post and to ENReulbach Jr for identifying them.

these look like Earthstars.

California, USA

Lat: 34.20, Long: -118.52

Spotted on Nov 25, 2011
Submitted on Nov 27, 2011

Spotted for mission

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