Mushroom ID -- Bonanza Trail

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AaronPDX
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Mushroom ID -- Bonanza Trail

Post by AaronPDX » August 27th, 2019, 11:27 am

Anyone know what these flowery little gems are?
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Re: Mushroom ID -- Bonanza Trail

Post by AaronPDX » August 27th, 2019, 11:30 am

Aha! 'Earth stars', presumably:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astraeus_hygrometricus

I like that 'the Blackfoot of North America called the fungus "fallen stars", considering them to be stars fallen to the earth during supernatural events.'

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Re: Mushroom ID -- Bonanza Trail

Post by adamschneider » August 27th, 2019, 3:29 pm

Or possibly one of the "true" earth stars (Geastrum): iNaturalist, Wikipedia

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