Nested Earthstar Geastrum saccatum Fries  Synonyms: Rounded Earthstar.

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Found under conifers in leaf litter or near stumps. Spore sac is roundish with a light-colored depression around the point. Fruiting body has a single point of attachment. Surface of rays slightly roughened, spore sac smooth. Old specimens may last for months (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 9 records in the project database.

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A Nested Earthstar in Howard Co., Maryland (9/23/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Nested Earthstar in Howard Co., Maryland (7/31/2015). xamination of the spores by Robert Solem. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Nested Earthstar in Howard Co., Maryland (9/22/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Nested Earthstar in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/2/2011). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

Nested Earthstar in Howard Co., Maryland (7/31/2013). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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