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Geastrum fimbriatum Fr. (Sessile Earthstar)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 37 images of Geastrum fimbriatum (Sessile Earthstar)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Geastrum fimbriatum (Sessile Earthstar)

FRDBI FRDBI (www.fieldmycology.net/gbchklst/gbchklst.asp) has the UK and Ireland records of Geastrum fimbriatum (Sessile Earthstar)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Palmer, J.T., 1955 Observations on Gasteromycetes 1-3

Geastrum fimbriatum may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
GEASTRALES
(earth-stars)
GEASTRACEAE
(earthstars)
Geastrum
(earthstars)
Gasteromycetes (via Geastraceae) Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Geastrum fimbriatum is associated with:

fruitbody Alnus - alders (Fagales: Betulaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Carpinus betulus - Hornbeam (Fagales: Betulaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Corylus - hazels (Fagales: Betulaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Fagus - beeches (Fagales: Fagaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Fraxinus - ashes (Lamiales: Oleaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Populus tremula - Aspen (Malpighiales: Salicaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Hippophaë rhamnoides - Sea Buckthorn, Sea-buckthorn (Rosales: Elaeagnaceae) fruitbody is associated with Rare Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on dunes etc]
fruitbody Crataegus - hawthorns (Rosales: Rosaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Prunus avium - Wild Cherry (Rosales: Rosaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Urtica dioica - Common Nettle (Rosales: Urticaceae) fruitbody is associated with Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [in woodland nettlebeds]
fruitbody Acer pseudoplatanus - Sycamore, Great Maple (Sapindales: Sapindaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Broadleaved trees - broadleaved, frondose or deciduous trees fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Pinopsida - conifers fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Cupressus - a genus of cypresses (Pinales: Cupressaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Sequoia sempervirens - Coastal Redwood (Pinales: Cupressaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Cedrus - cedars (Pinales: Pinaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Larix - larches (Pinales: Pinaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Picea - spruces (Pinales: Pinaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Pinus - pines (Pinales: Pinaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]
fruitbody Taxus baccata - Yew (Pinales: Taxaceae) fruitbody is associated with Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on often calcareous loam soil in woodland]

There may be more taxa associated with Geastrum fimbriatum listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)

Associated with Geastrum fimbriatum:

Geastrum fimbriatum may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)
Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) One of our commonest earthstars.

References

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