Appreciation: Geastrum in the Garden

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  1. Eric La Fountaine

    Eric La Fountaine Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    I came upon these lovely earthstars in the Asian Garden this week.
     

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    Sundrop Well-Known Member

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    Very interesting.
     
  3. Eric La Fountaine

    Eric La Fountaine Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    I went to look this morning. They are drying up, so I picked one up and tore open the top and blew the spores into the wind. I am sure they appear from time to time, but this is only the second time I have seen them here.
     
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    allelopath Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    G. quadrifidum in New Mexico
    Growing amongst Pinus edulis and adjacent to not Marasmius oreades

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    35.25640, -106.18922
    NAD83
     

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