Trametes Versicolor

Spotted by Volunteer Stephanie. First logged 2/7/20

Trametes versicolor, common names: Turkey Tail

Status Commonly Widespread fungus growing on dead wood.

Details The turkeytail is a small, tough, bracket fungus that grows in tiered layers on dead wood – mainly hardwood, such as beech or oak. It is very common and can be found throughout the UK on rotting stumps and branches. It’s colours can vary quite a lot but form in circular rings outward.

Ten Acres Habitation

Trametes versicolor can be found all along the path and in the deeper woodland of Ten Acres on deadwood. It is very common and widespread in this area.


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