Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Geastrales Family: Geastraceae
Species: Geastrum pectinatum Pers.
Synonyms: Geastrum plicatum
Geastrum tenuipes
Common Name:


Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
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Geastrum pectinatumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Cupressus macrocarpa (7)
Cedrus libani (2)
Crataegus monogyna (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Boundaries: intact hedges, species-poor (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Lowland hazel-sessile oakwoods (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Needle (7)
Soil (3)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (2)
May (1)
October (2)
November (4)
December (1)