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Turkey tails

Trametes versicolor


I had to post this one as it's the most striking looking cluster I have seen. On a very old eucalyptus stump. Brackets each about 70mm across.


In a local nature reserve adjoining a national park.


Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Polyporaceae
Genus: Trametes

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Yes, and it's too cold up there right now. It has been a poor season for fungi. I was surprised these disappeared only 2 weeks later but it is quite possible they were just vandalised being in a public reserve.

Hema 6 years ago

great capture!

MartinL 6 years ago

That's a great colony Mark.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Thanks Maria and Neil.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 years ago

That's a really great spotting, Mark. Beautiful abstract art courtesy of Mother Nature.

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Nice series!

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 11, 2014
Submitted on Jun 13, 2014

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