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Turkey Tail

Trametes versicolor


Turkey Tail is one of the most common mushrooms in North American woods. It's found nearly anywhere that there are hardwood stumps and, occasionally, on conifer wood too. Its cap colors vary, but tend to be in the brown and reddish brown range. This one had a bluish/purple coloration.


Growing on a tree stump at Boyd Audubon in Litchfield, CT.


Thanks LuckyLogan for the ID.

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Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.59, Long: -73.41

Spotted on May 8, 2016
Submitted on May 9, 2016

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