Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 30315
Taxon: Astraeus pteridis (Shear) Zeller
Family: Diplocystidiaceae
Collector: egeorge   MUOB 30315   
Date: 2009-12-14
Verbatim Date: 2009-12-14
Locality: United States, California, Berkeley, Berkeley Hills
37.8928  -122.2665
Description: Original observation #30315 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: irregularly rupturing spore casing, powdery brown spores inside, star fully unfolded in the rain (hygroscopic), seven rays, about 7 cm all the way across the "star", rays have a “cracked” look on tops
Disposition: vouchered
Specimen Images
Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: 66a35900-bdb6-4c9a-9d7c-6ed9f59a5a05
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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