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Tiny earthstar

Observed: 21st October 2012 By: Natterjacktoad
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Tiny earthstar - c 2.5cm across, sac c 1.3cm. Rays completely recurved. 9/10/11 rays (depending on how many are split again?)
Found on sandy heathland under Scots pine.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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