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Fringed Earthstar (Geastrum fimbriatum)
Earthstars are about 64 species of fungus in the Geastraceae family, found in woods and forests all over the world.
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Rounded Earthstar (Geastrum saccatum)
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Collared Earthstar (Geastrum triplex)
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Spores of Collared Earthstar (Raison d'etre)
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It's from this hole that the spores are released and caught by the winds to travel far and wide.
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Beaked Earthstar (Geastrum pectinatum)
Collared Earthstar showing its collar
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They push the spore sac up off the ground a bit.
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Acrobatic Earthstar (Geastrum fornicatum)
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Salt-shaker Earthstar (Myriostoma coliforme)
That's what I like about mushrooms...
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