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