#042: Mushroom Morphology: Earthballs

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  1. July 7, 2017

    […] also forms a ragged pore.  The Barometer Earthstar is actually related to the false puffballs (see FFF#042 for more).  The other earthstar look-alike is Scleroderma polyrhizum.  This mushroom forms […]

  2. August 11, 2017

    […] Its closest relative outside its genus is Astraeus hygrometricus, another bizarre earthball (see FFF#042). All the earthballs belong to the Boletales, which also includes the boletes (umbrella-shaped […]

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