MycoKey : the species Geastrum coronatum

Generic short diagnoses: Closed, globose to onion-shaped, fairly big fruitbodies that open the outer peridium in a stellate pattern to expose an inner ball containing powdery spores or a naked mass of powdery spores held together by capillitial threads.

Geastrum coronatum - DK: mørk stjernebold

Geastrum coronatum , mørk stjernebold, stor jordstjerne, mørk jordstjærna, Forse årdster, Dunkler Erdstern
Illustration and © Jens Mårbjerg

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