Turkey Tail Trametes versicolor (Linnaeus) Lloyd  

Status:

Usually found in clusters or rows on dead hardwoods or conifers.

Description:

Fruiting body: Concentric bands of contrasting, varied colors; thin; velvety; fan-shaped. Pores: White, tiny.

Very similar False Turkey Tail feels "paper thin" and lacks pores. (J. Solem, pers. comm.) Unidentified Trametes can be posted at Trametes species.

There are 222 records in the project database.

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Turkey Tail in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/16/2018). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

Turkey Tail in Baltimore Co., Maryland (3/23/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Turkey Tail growing in Talbot Co., Maryland (4/12/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Turkey Tail in Caroline Co., Maryland (2/28/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Turkey Tail growing in Worcester Co., Maryland (4/6/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Turkey Tail in Montgomery Co., Maryland (12/15/2014). Photo by Mary B. Hollinger. (MBP list)

Underside of Turkey Tail in Talbot Co., Maryland (4/12/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Turkey Tail (infertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/16/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Turkey Tail (fertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/21/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Turkey Tail growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/4/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Turkey Tail in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/3/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Turkey Tail in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (3/29/2012). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A comparison of Turkey Tail (below) and False Turkey Tail (above) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/26/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Infertile surface comparison of False Turkey Tail (left) and Turkey Tail (right) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/26/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Fertile surface comparison of False Turkey Tail (left) and Turkey Tail (right) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/26/2014). Note obvious pores on Turkey Tail. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Turkey Tail in Howard Co., Maryland (1/6/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)


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