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Fungi whose outer peridium when dry splits into starlike segments
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Type genus of Geastraceae
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Geastrum \Geastrum\ prop. n. The type genus of the Geastraceae , consisting of fungi whose outer peridium when dry splits into starlike segments. Syn: genus Geastrum .
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Geastrum ( orthographical variant Geaster ) is a genus of mushroom in the family Geastraceae . Many species are known commonly as earthstars . The name comes from geo meaning earth and aster meaning star . The name refers to the behavior of the outer peridium....