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Turkey Tail Fungus

Trametes versicolor

Description:

Turkey Tail Fungus covering a host tree it is feeding on and helping to decompose. It is known for its distinct rings and similarity to a turkey's tail as well as being highly variable in color.

Habitat:

Found growing densely on a fallen and cut up oak tree on top of a bluff where there was a hole in the tree cover allowing abundant light through.

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ShannonH
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ShannonH

Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Oct 15, 2011
Submitted on Feb 24, 2012

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