Earthstars, photo by Mary Stebbins. Click on image to see larger.
Earthstars belong to a group of fungi called Gasteromycetes, or "stomach fungi". Their fruiting bodies are a stomach-shaped sac filled with dry spores. They are related to puffballs.
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Sunday, January 15, 2006
Goose skull, photo by Mary Stebbins. Click on photo to see larger. I found this Canada goose skull and another alog a wetlands in Hamilton Ontario Canada, along with another bird skull I have yet to idenitfy. The wide spatulate beak is clearly evident here.
Posted by Mary Stebbins Taitt at 8:31 PM