Observation 49563: Geastrum Pers.
When: 2010-08-03
No herbarium specimen

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Geastrum or Astraeus.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-08-06 15:27:08 PDT (-0700)

An earth-star. If with sterile base, Geastrum. If with no sterile base, Astraeus. Photos suggest Astraeus to me. Also peridium lacks a peak or centralized pore for spore dispersal. If Astraeus, then likely A. hygrometricus: found in Alberta, small size, apical pore irregular or poorly defined.

Created: 2010-08-03 14:37:36 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2010-08-06 16:42:52 PDT (-0700)
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