Geastrum

Geastrum

Observation - Geastrum - UK and Ireland. Description: Photos to show how the outer skin of the collared earthstar splits to create the collar. The second photo is of the sessile earthstar which looks similar but never develops the collar and is also usually smaller.

Photos to show how the outer skin of the collared earthstar splits to create the collar. The second photo is of the sessile earthstar which looks similar but never develops the collar and is also usually smaller.