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Earthstars

Description:

Strange fungus resembles popcorn.

1 Species ID Suggestions

EduHerNav
EduHerNav 6 years ago
Fornicated star
Grastrum formicatum


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2 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 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.

Ronald and Amissa
Spotted by
Ronald and Amissa

California, USA

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

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