Observation 74781: Geastrum Pers.
When: 2011-08-27
No herbarium specimen

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Geastrum velutinum
By: John Steinke (John Steinke)
2011-09-03 08:52:22 CDT (-0500)

This collection is not seriously fuzzy, as you say, but it is fuzzy and matches well.
It is not Geastrum saccatum.

Geastrum velutinum…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-09-01 11:52:21 CDT (-0500)

is a species found down under, and is seriously fuzzy on the outside of its spore case, like shown in these photos from New Zealand:

http://www.kaimaibush.co.nz/Fungi/Geastrum_earthstars.html

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