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|Photographer: Ron Wolf
ID: 0000 0000 1208 0733 (2008-12-06)
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|date of photo Dec 6, 2008
location Big Basin State Park (Santa Cruz County, California, US)family Geastraceaenotes These peridia or 'nests' are extremely small -- only about 1.5 mm. As they develop, they open in a star-shaped manner to reveal a single peridiole ('egg'). When conditions are right, the sticky peridiole is shot away -- sometimes as far as 5 meters.camera Canon 20D, 180mm macro, f/16, 0.6 sec.photo category: Fungi - fungi
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