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GEASTRALES K. Hosaka & Castellano (earth-stars)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

GEASTRACEAE Corda (earthstars)
Geastrum (earthstars), eg: Geastrum fimbriatum (Sessile Earthstar) - Fruitbody - underside view Sphaerobolus stellatus (Shooting Star), eg: Sphaerobolus stellatus (Shooting Star) - Undischarged fruitbody - side view
Family 16 subtaxa 28 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1990 Fungi without gills (Hymenomycetes and Gasteromycetes) an identification handbook

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 13 general literature references to GEASTRALES (earth-stars)

GEASTRALES may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 92 feeding and other relationships of GEASTRALES (earth-stars)

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