Posts tagged with earthstar fungus

Winter Fungi

Geastrum – earthstar. I’ve never seen anything like this before, but very striking. © Leon Perrie.

I know little about fungi, but I can still see that there are plenty around at present. Perhaps they’ve been enjoying the mild start to winter. The following caught my eye during a recent Manawatu Botanical Society field-trip to the Branch Road track in the Pohangina Valley north of Palmerston North. For fungal novices like… Read more »