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False Turkey-tail

Stereum ostrea


Petal-like, leathery with multicolored zones & smooth undersides. Cap 3/8" - 23/4" wide, petal to fan or semicircular, often overlapping. Multicolored with russet to brownish transverse zones. Spore print white.


On logs & stumps if deciduous wood, especially oak. Range is throughout North America. These on logs in Cushing Mem. Park in Canton, Ga 30114.


Not to be confused with Hairy Parchment/Sterum hirsutum.

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jul 27, 2013
Submitted on Jul 27, 2013

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