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Earth Star Fungus

Astraeus hygrometricus

Description:

Small fungus (I think!) star type, appears like a puff ball type has split symmetrically and formed this flower shape. light tan brown in colour.

Habitat:

Seen in a little cluster of 5-6 individual bodies around the base of a tree in rain forest near the lake (forgot to check the type of tree..)

Notes:

Thanks Venus for the ID!

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MudWiggle
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MudWiggle

Spotted on Dec 31, 2015
Submitted on Jan 15, 2016

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