Observation 5482: Geastrum saccatum Fr.
When: 2007-12-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found group growing in the leaf litter under a red cedar.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:49 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Searcy County, Ozark Mtns, AR’ to ‘Ozark Mountains, Searcy Co., Arkansas, USA

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Thanks for the ID.
By: Marvin Smith (Marvin Smith)
2007-12-17 11:47:05 CST (-0500)

Looks right to me. Unfortunately the group did not survive Saturday night’s freezing temperatures.

I’d call it Geastrum saccatum
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2007-12-16 17:56:27 CST (-0500)

It’s certainly an earthstar in the genus Geastrum.

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