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Turkey Tail

Trametes versicolor

1 Species ID Suggestions

LuckyLogan 5 years ago
False Turkey Tail
Stereum ostrea Stereum ostrea (MushroomExpert.Com)

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You are welcome smohn,i agreed with Lucky Logan in concerning the id

LuckyLogan 5 years ago

The gill structure is more similar to S. ostrea. Also, I find that the yellowish color sets the two species apart visually here in the Midwest. T. versicolor is typically more white or gray with various colored stripes.

smohn 5 years ago

Thanks, Antonio! Reading the FAQs section really helped!

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Nov 25, 2016
Submitted on Dec 15, 2016

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