Geastrum coronatum

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Geastrum coronatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Geastrales
Family: Geastraceae
Genus: Geastrum
Species: G. coronatum
Binomial name
Geastrum coronatum
Pers. (1801)
  • G. limbatum Fr.
Geastrum coronatum
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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]


  1. ^ Persoon CH. (1801). Synopsis Methodica Fungorum (Göttingen). 1. pp. 132–133. 

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