Geastrum britannicum J.C. Zamora
(an earthstar)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesGeastrum britannicum (an earthstar)
GenusGeastrum (earthstars)
FamilyGEASTRACEAE (earthstars)
OrderGEASTRALES (earth-stars)
SubclassPHALLOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of basidiomycetes)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Geastrum britannicum (an earthstar) :
1: Geastrum britannicum (an earthstar) IDENTIFICATION UNCERTAIN
19 Dec 2014 OSGR: SU00 50° 50' N, 1° 60' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
old fornicate specimen, in needle litter under Pine and Hazel
Image 1: Fruitbody - side view - white backgroundImage 2: Fruitbody - side view - white background (2)Image 3: Spores and capillitium - magnifiedImage 4: Spores and capillitium - highly magnifiedImage 5: Spores and capillitium - highly magnified (2)Image 6: Spores and capillitium - highly magnified (3)Image 7: Spores and capillitium - highly magnified (4)Image 8: Spores - magnifiedImage 9: Spores - highly magnified
2: Geastrum britannicum (an earthstar)
14 Nov 2003 OSGR: SU11 50° 60' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
under Yew
Image 1: Emerging young fruitbodyImage 2: Mature fruitbody with emerging young oneImage 3: Oblique viewImage 4: Oblique view (2)Image 5: Side viewImage 6: Side view (2)Image 7: Side view (3)Image 8: Side view - close-upImage 9: Side view - close-up (2)Image 10: Top viewImage 11: Top view (2)Image 12: Top view (3)Image 13: Top view (4)Image 14: Top view - close-upImage 15: Two fruitbodies
3: Geastrum britannicum (an earthstar)
22 Oct 1983 OSGR: SO81 51° 50' N, 2° 10' W Vice County: East Glos (VC 33) England
old specimen
Image 1: Old specimen - side viewImage 2: Capillitium - highly magnifiedImage 3: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 4: DescriptionImage 5: Description - contd

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 general literature references relevant to Geastrum britannicum (an earthstar)

Geastrum britannicum (an earthstar) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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