Observation 267015: Geastrum Pers.

When: 2017-01-06

Collection location: Walton Co., Georgia, USA [Click for map]

33.8683°N 83.6929°W 255m [Click for map]

Who: Joan Knapp (PucaK)

No specimen available

Growing together on soil in an open semi-cultivated area. No obvious association with tree routes.
Specimen #1 ‘opened’ two days before specimen #2.
Relatively large ‘lump’ of mycelium attached under specimen #1; small lump of mycelium under specimen #2.
Two IDs have been suggested…
Geastrum fornicatum, and
Geastrum quadrifidum


Specimen #1
Specimen #1
Specimen #1
Spores from Specimen #1
Specimen #2
Specimen #2
Specimen #2

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