Observation 5482: Geastrum saccatum Fr.

When: 2007-12-15

Collection location: Searcy Co., Arkansas, USA [Click for map]

Who: Marvin Smith (Marvin Smith)

No specimen available

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 08:47:05 PST (-0800)

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 14:56:27 PST (-0800)

It’s certainly an earthstar in the genus Geastrum.

Created: 2007-12-16 12:24:52 PST (-0800)
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