All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Earthstar Scleroderma</strong> <br><em>Scleroderma geaster</em>
Earthstar Scleroderma
Scleroderma geaster
An opened Earthstar Scleroderma. The dark powder is the spore mass. These puffballs are often found growing in sandy soil. The species name, geaster, means "earth star".

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