Observation 201443: Geastrum quadrifidum Pers.

When: 2015-03-23

Collection location: Gladewater Dam Park, Gladewater, Upshur Co., Texas, USA [Click for map]

Who: L G Price (LG_Price)

Specimen available

Notes:
Spore capsules were about 1/2 to 1 cm wide.

Habitat is area of cleared hardwood and pines. Some large trees remain but downed pine and oak are all around and burned wood.

Spores – warty, spherical.

Measured 10 spores.

With Ornamentation – Average = 5.6 micron, max = 6.0 micron, min = 5.3 micron

Without Ornamentation – Average = 4.7 micron, max = 5.0 micron, min = 4.5 micron

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Proposed Names

-56% (1)
Recognized by sight
71% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: I find this in mature spruce stands, fornicate with well defined mouth.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Thanks for ID
By: L G Price (LG_Price)
2015-03-24 08:43:21 MST (-0700)

Created: 2015-03-23 22:54:56 MST (-0700)
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