Fruiting body puffball-shaped at first, cm wide, the peridium splitting into 5 to 8 rays yielding a final diameter of approximately 5 cm.; rays, thick, fleshy. Geastrum saccatum Fr., Systema Mycologicum 3: 16 () [MB#]. Common Name. Rounded Earthstar. Family. Geastraceae. Notes. Fungus to 5cm across. Wikipedia description:
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Any condition s All condition s. The mushroom remains attached to the ground and the arms do not lift the mushroom up.
Hyphal growth both submerged and aerial. A small, puffball-like structure rests in a shallow depression at the center of the arms. Amanita rubescens Group, The Blushers.
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As the mushroom matures, the inside becomes brown and powdery.
Saprobic ; growing alone or gregariously under hardwoods or conifers; often appearing around stumps; spring through fall over winter in warmer climates ; widely distributed in North America.
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Google cookies and technologies Google Analytics: Geastrum saccatum Fries 5. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Cryphonectria parasiticaChestnut Blight. The ‘skin,’ or peridiumis composed of two separate layers: It has a worldwide distribution and is found growing on rotting wood. The information is depersonalized and is aaccatum as numbers, meaning it cannot be traced back to individuals.
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It is considered inedible by mushroomers because of its bitter taste. In Brazilits common name translates to “star of the land”.