BioInfo (UK)

Geastrum triplex Jungh. (Collared Earthstar)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 77 images of Geastrum triplex (Collared Earthstar)

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

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

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Kibby, G., 2004 Fungal Portraits, No. 17: Geastrum triplex
Palmer, J.T., 1955 Observations on Gasteromycetes 1-3

Geastrum triplex 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 triplex is associated with:

fruitbody Broadleaved trees and shrubs - broadleaved trees and shrubs fruitbody is associated with Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on soil or humus or among leaf litter]
fruitbody Pinopsida - conifers fruitbody is associated with Minor Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on soil or humus or among leaf litter]
fruitbody Pinus nigra - Austrian Pine (Pinales: Pinaceae) fruitbody is associated with Minor Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on soil or humus or among leaf litter]
fruitbody Pteridium aquilinum - Bracken (Polypodiales: Dennstaedtiaceae) fruitbody is associated with Minor Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [on soil or humus, among debris on heathland]

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

FUNGI
(true fungi)

Associated with Geastrum triplex:

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

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

Further Information

Notes (MWS) The commonest earth-star fungus. Often found under yews and other conifers in churchyards etc,

References

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