Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Geastrales Family: Geastraceae
Species: Geastrum triplex Jungh.
Synonyms: Geastrum michelianum
Geastrum saccatum
Common Name: Collared Earthstar


Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
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Geastrum triplexPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (4)
Cupressus macrocarpa (2)
Ligustrum ovalifolium (2)
Tilia (1)
Taxus baccata (1)
Ligustrum (1)
Aesculus hippocastanum (1)
Betula pendula (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Built-up areas (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (11)
Soil Leaves (4)
Soil Needle (4)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (6)
April (3)
August (1)
September (3)
October (11)
November (3)
December (2)