Observation 211493: Astraeus hygrometricus (Pers.) Morgan

When: 2015-07-27

Collection location: Moquah Pine Barrens, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Matt Welter (mattfungus)

No specimen available

Only got a quick look at this one and is either a tumbling puffball or an earthstar. Not sure.

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Recognized by sight: Difficult to see much here and rather old fruiting bodies, but from the torn aperture of the spore sac in the upper part of the second image, it is unlikely to be a Geastrum. So Astraeus it is — probably.

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