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Ecology
  general type
   mycorrhizal
   saprophytic
  substrate
   soil
   woody debris
Gasterocarp - Rays
  features
   hygroscopic
   non-hygroscopic
Gasterocarp - Mouth
  number
   one
   many
  delination
   distinct
   indistinct
  structure
   fibrilose/fimbriate
   irregularly torn
   plicate/sulcate
Gasterocarp - Mycelial Layer
  features
   encrusted
   not encrusted
Basidiocarp - Microcharacters
  spore width range (microns)
   2.0
   2.5
   3.0
   3.5
   4.0
   4.5
   5.0
   5.5
   6.0
   6.5
   7.0
   7.5
   8.0
   8.5
   9.0
   9.5
   10.0
   10.5
   11.0
Gasterocarp - Endoperidial Body
  features
   apophysis absent/indistinct
   apophysis distinct
   apophysis collared
   apophysis striate-wrinkled
  attachment
   multiple short stalks
   sessile to rays
   single short stalk
Gasterocarp - Microcharacters
  spore width (microns)
   2.5
   3.0
   3.5
   4.0
   4.5
   5.0
   5.5
   6.0
   6.5
   7.0
   7.5
   8.0
   8.5
   9.0
   9.5
   10.0
   10.5
   11.0
   11.5
   12.0

North American Geastrum & other earthstar species

Scott T. Bates and Robert Chapman
Species Count: 36

Diplocystidiaceae

Geastraceae