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2 Species ID Suggestions

EduHerNav
EduHerNav 7 years ago
Barometer earthstar
Astraeus hygrometricus
Earthstar mushroom
Geastrum triplex


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6 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Thanks for your expertise EduHerNav.

EduHerNav
EduHerNav 7 years ago

It's not Geastrum triplex :) it's definetly a Astraeus hygrometricus :) look at the "hairy" endoperidial and the shape of the rays and also the mouth.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

G floriforme maybe?

HayleyBoBailey
HayleyBoBailey 7 years ago

Geastrum or Astraeus, though...

RexFantastic
RexFantastic 7 years ago

Definitely an earthstar mushroom of some kind. Usually they are symbiotes that grow around the roots of plants.

suzmonk
suzmonk 7 years ago

Hi Ruby, investigate Earthstars for this one, I think ...

RubyWooten
Spotted by
RubyWooten

Anderson, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 4, 2013
Submitted on Jun 11, 2014

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