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Sphaerobolus stellatus
Sphaerobolus stellatus
Cannon Fungus
Photographer: Ron Wolf

ID: 0000 0000 1110 0869 (2010-11-15)

Copyright © 2010 Ron Wolf

  • date of photo  Nov 13, 2010
  • location   Portola Redwoods State Park (San Mateo County, California, US)
  • family Geastraceae
  • order Geastrales
  • class Agaricomycetes
  • notes   Growing on a fir cone. The fungus is seen here at an early stage in its development, before the peridia have opened.
  • camera   Canon 40D, 100mm macro, f/18, 0.6 sec
  • photo category: Fungi - fungi

  • common names   Cannon Fungus, Sphere Thrower, Artillery Fungus, Shotgun Fungus (photographer)
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