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Rufous earthstar

Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Geastrales: Geastraceae: Geastrum rufescens Pers.

Geastrum rufescens – rufous earthstar

Synonyms: Geaster readeri, Geaster rufescens, Geaster vulgatus, Geastrum readeri, Geastrum schaefferi, Geastrum vulgatum, Plecostoma rufescens.

Common names: rufous earthstar, Rosy Earthstar.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Geastrum rufescens, commonly known as the rosy earthstar, is a species of fungus in the family Geastraceae. It was first described scientifically by Christian Hendrik Persoon in 1801. It has a pale pinkish-buff to pinkish exoperidium and rays. The earthstar is found in Europe, North America (including Mexico), and Japan, where it typically grows at the base of old oak stumps.

Czech: Hvězdovka červenavá, Finnish: Ruskomaatähti, Lithuanian: Rudasis žvaigždulis, Polish: Gwiazdosz rudawy, Russian: Звездовик рыжеватый, Swedish: Rödbrun jordstjärna.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Rosy earthstar mushrooms (<B>Geastrum rufescens</B>) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-14.htm">December 14, 2018</A>
LinkRosy earthstar mushrooms (Geastrum rufescens) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 14, 2018
Location on maps1601 Valley View Dr, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Rosy earthstar mushrooms (<B>Geastrum rufescens</B>) under oaks in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-14.htm">December 14, 2018</A>
LinkRosy earthstar mushrooms (Geastrum rufescens) under oaks in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 14, 2018
Location on maps1601 Valley View Dr, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Group of rosy earthstar mushrooms (<B>Geastrum rufescens</B>) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-12-14.htm">December 14, 2018</A>
LinkGroup of rosy earthstar mushrooms (Geastrum rufescens) in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 14, 2018
Location on maps1601 Valley View Dr, College Station, TX 77840, USA

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