Geastrum coronatum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Geastrum coronatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Phallomycetidae
Order: Geastrales
Family: Geastraceae
Genus: Geastrum
Species: G. coronatum
Binomial name
Geastrum coronatum
Pers.
Synonyms

G. limbatum Fr.

Geastrum coronatum
View the Mycomorphbox template that generates the following list
Mycological characteristics
glebal hymenium
no distinct cap
spore print is brown
ecology is saprotrophic
edibility: inedible

Geastrum coronatum is an inedible species of mushroom belonging to the genus Geastrum, or earthstar fungi. Christian Hendrik Persoon published the first description of Geastrum coronatum in 1801.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Persoon CH. (1801). Synopsis Methodica Fungorum (Göttingen) 1: 132–33. 

External links[edit]