FoQ – Earthstars

 
Earthstars = Gasteromycetes

Earthstars have a central sack of spores surrounded by star-like rays, which often raise the sack up off the ground. The spores may be released as a powdery mass or through a split or a hole in the top of the ball.

Photo: Geastrum saccatum (© Suzie Webster)

Geastrum saccatum

 

Genus Species Download
Astraeus Astraeus hygrometricus [.pdf]
Geastrum Geastrum australe
Geastrum minimum
Geastrum saccatum
Geastrum triplex
Geastrum velutinum
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