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Earth star fungi



Earth star fungi different stages of opening but no puffbal so i cannot class it as a puff ball


widespread in marshy damp areas growing from the soil or in leaf litter


Spherical fungi that seemingly explodes out of the ground after substantial rain. In actuality it opens like a flower to reveal a ball of spores to be caught by wind.

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Turks and Caicos Islands

Spotted on Nov 3, 2011
Submitted on Dec 31, 2011

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