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Description:

This fungis are really strange, because if you step on them they release some unusual smoke. The smoke isn't toxic to human, because one of my friends stepped on them but it didn't cause any type of badness. Maybe it is toxic but to some little animals.

Habitat:

Dark and wet places or forests.

Notes:

Anyone who kows (or thinks that he knows) this type of fungi, please comment ID.

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3 Comments

EduHerNav
EduHerNav 5 years ago

It is a earthstar, but is not a Geastrum or Astraeus, is a Myriostoma coliforme

PucaK
PucaK 5 years ago

This is an 'Earthstar.' The 'smoke' you see is the spores being released when you apply pressure to the spore sac (similar to puffballs), The outer sac has split to form the 'star'
It may belong to the genus Geastum
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geastrum
or possibly, the genus Astraeus
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astraeus_%...

armonia-201513
armonia-201513 5 years ago

It can be because she didn ´t breath it

Etcheverry Boneo
Spotted by a stud ent at Etcheverry Boneo

BA, Argentina

Spotted on May 15, 2015
Submitted on Jun 18, 2015

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