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What

Sessile Earthstar Geastrum saccatum

Observer

isidro-x

Date

October 25, 2012

Description

The spore case looks bulbous (or breast like). It’s also brown. There is a light brown ring around the tip, which has a tiny nipple-esque hole. It shoots out a cloud of spores if squeezed.

About 1 cm in width, 1 cm in height. No stem.

The specimen has 6 rays. They are rubbery and cream or light brown in color. It bent under the fruiting body a few days after collection. 3 cm long, less than 1 cm wide (it tapers to a point).

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