Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Geastrales Family: Geastraceae
Species: Geastrum fimbriatum Fr.
Synonyms: Geastrum rufescens var. minor
Geastrum sessile
Geastrum tunicatum
Lycoperdon sessile
Common Name: Sessile Earthstar

Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
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Geastrum fimbriatumPhotographer:  Ronnie Irvine
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
May (1)
September (1)
October (1)
November (1)