Observation 337247: Geastrum Pers.

When: 2018-08-22

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

33.9753°N 83.7324°W 255m [Click for map]

Who: Joan Knapp (PucaK)

No specimen available

Ecoregion: Southern Outer Piedmont
Habitat: Growing in soil in mixed hardwood forest
Substrate: Soil
Nearest_Tree: Hardwood, oak
Habit: Few
Fruitbody: ca 3-4 cm diameter; 6-8 ‘triangular’ buff-colored arms; not hygroscopic; spore case 1-1.5 cm diameter; ‘round’; smooth; brown with conical beak, surrounded by circular darker zone.
Stipe: Attached to the ground by one central attachment
Spore_Print: Dark brown/black
Spores: Round; spiny
Collector: Joan Knapp
Collection_#: FYA-20180822-07

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Recognized by sight: Fungus composed of inner peridium and outer peridium that split into multiple triangular segments

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