Astraeus koreanus

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Astraeus koreanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales
Family: Diplocystaceae
Genus: Astraeus
Species: A. koreanus
Binomial name
Astraeus koreanus
(V.J.Stanek) Kreisel (1976)
Synonyms[1]

Astraeus hygrometricus var. koreanus V.J.Stanek (1958)

Astraeus koreanus
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Mycological characteristics
glebal hymenium
no distinct cap
spore print is brown
ecology is mycorrhizal
edibility: inedible

Astraeus koreanus is a species of false earthstar in the family Diplocystaceae. Described as a new species in 1976, it is found in Korea.[2] The species was originally named as a variety koreanus of Astraeus hygrometricus in 1958.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Astraeus koreanus (V.J. Stanek) Kreisel 1976". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 
  2. ^ Kreisel H. (1976). "Gasteromyzeten aus Nepal II". Feddes Repertorium (in German). 87 (1-2): 83–107. doi:10.1002/fedr.19760870106. 
  3. ^ Pilát A. (1958). Flora ČSR: Gasteromycetes, Houby-Břichatky (Gasteromycetes-Puffballs) (in Czech). Prague: Nakladatelstvi Československé Akademie Ved. pp. 632, 819. 

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