Observation 30315: Astraeus pteridis (Shear) Zeller
When: 2009-12-14
Who: egeorge
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: irregularly rupturing spore casing, powdery brown spores inside, star fully unfolded in the rain (hygroscopic), seven rays, about 7 cm all the way across the “star”, rays have a “cracked” look on tops

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:58:29 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Berkeley Hills, Berkeley, Alameda County, CA, US’ to ‘Berkeley Hills, Berkeley, California, USA

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date correction
By: egeorge
2009-12-14 22:47:31 GMT (+0000)

actually was collected last Friday, 12.11.09, while it was raining

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