Geastrum triplex (Gekraagde aardster (BE) /Collared earthstar (EN) / Halskrausen-Erdstern (DE) / Géastre à trois enveloppes (FR)) is a species of fungi in the Geastraceae family. More info and a full view on the species: see yesterday's image.
In this image you can see a detail of the spore sac with the hairy peristome surrounded by a paler ring. The background is formed by one of the pointed segments of the exoperidium.
Image: Schilde (BE) - 03/10/2010
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