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Species of the Genus Geastrum

 

Phylum Sub Phylum Infra Phylum

Basidiomycota

 

higher fungi that include mushrooms and puffballs 

Super Class Class Sub Class Infra Class

Basidiomycetes

 

Super Order Order Sub Order Infra Order

Lycoperdales

 

Super Family Family Sub Family Tribe SubTribe

Geastraceae

 

Genus

Geastrum

Sub Genus

Genus Citation/Source

Genus Description

Key to the Species table below

In the table below where the species is displayed in bold type the species may be found either in or around the British Isles or somewhere within the United Kingdom.

 

If high quality digital photographs are available the species name is displayed with the camera icon Camera Icon beside it along with the number of photos available or with the image icon Hand drawn or painted images of the specie are available to indicate that other types of image are available and their number. Please be aware many of these other images are included for their historic value some being in excess of 100 years old and may not be of high quality we achieve today, they do however reflect the state of scientific knowledge at the time.  To view any of the images click on the species name.

 

Other entries not found in or around the British Isles nor within the United Kingdom only have a basic data entry indicating the position of the species within the taxonomic structure. The purpose of displaying all members of a specific genus is to allow the user to determine how many members of a genus are UK residents or UK visitors.

 

Species of the Genera Geastrum,
 of the Family Geastraceae,
    of the Order Lycoperdales,
      of the Class Basidiomycetes,
        of the Phylum Basidiomycota

Species - Sub Species - Variation Synonyms Common Name UK Status Habitat

Geastrum berkeleyi

Berkeley's Earthstar

 Native 

Geastrum campestre

Field Earthstar

 Native 

Geastrum corollinum

Weathered Earthstar

 Native 

Geastrum coronatum

 Native 

Geastrum elegans

Elegant Earthstar

 Native 

Geastrum fimbriatum  Hand drawn or painted images of the specie are available x 2

Geaster fimbriatus

Sessile Earthstar

 Native 

Geastrum floriforme

 Native 

Geastrum fornicatum

Arched Earthstar

 Native 

Geastrum fornicatus

 Native 

Geastrum lageniforme

Flask Earthstar

 Native 

Geastrum minimum

Tiny Earthstar

 Native 

Geastrum pectinatum

 Native 

Geastrum pyriforme

 Native 

Geastrum quadrifidum

Rayed Earthstar

 Native 

Geastrum rufescens

 Native 

Geastrum schmidelii

Dwarf Earthstar

 Native 

Geastrum striatum

Striate Earthstar

 Native 

Geastrum triplex

Collared Earthstar

 Native 

 

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