BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

Geastrum Pers. (earthstars)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Jeppson, M., Nilsson, R.H. & Larsson, E., 2013 European earthstars in Geastraceae (Geastrales, Phallomycetidae) – a systematic approach using morphology and molecular sequence data
Palmer, J.T., 1955 (as G. rufescens Pers. em. van Wav.) Observations on Gasteromycetes 1-3
Revett, J. & Rolph, C., 2008, Ten species of Geastrum, Field Mycology, Vol 9 (2): 64 (Colour photograph) Ten species of Geastrum
Zamora, J.C., Calonge, F.D. & Martín, M.P., 2015 Integrative taxonomy reveals an unexpected diversity in Geastrum section Geastrum (Geastrales, Basidiomycota

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 6 general literature references to Geastrum (earthstars)

Geastrum may also be covered by literature listed under:

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

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 85 feeding and other relationships of Geastrum (earthstars)

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