Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Geastrales Family: Geastraceae
Species: Geastrum striatum DC.
Synonyms: Geastrum bryantii
Common Name: Striate Earthstar

Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
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Geastrum striatumPhotographer:  Chris Stretch
Photographer: Chris Stretch

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Cupressus macrocarpa (2)
Pinus (2)
Taxus baccata (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Cultivated/disturbed land: introduced shrub (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Cultivated/disturbed land: amenity grassland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (3)
Soil Leaves (3)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Needle (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
September (4)
October (3)
November (1)
December (2)