Observation 278771: Geastrum saccatum Fr.


Substrate: in soil beside trail

Habitat: secondary lowland tropical rainforest, regularly subject to landslides and some human disturbance. adjacent to golf course and horse pasture.

Ecoregion: Southwest Amazon Moist Forests (NT0166)

Collectors: D. Newman, P. Kaishian, D. Ettlinger & T. Padilla

Collection #: CHOC004

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I’m usually reluctant
By: Bob Chapman (Disciseda)
2017-06-13 09:59:53 PDT (-0700)

to put names on Geastrums not found in my area (southwest US), but these look identical to G. saccatum I commonly see here.

Created: 2017-06-13 09:01:11 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2017-06-13 09:49:57 PDT (-0700)
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