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Unidentified fungus 6

Observed: 12th October 2012 By: andy_mackayandy_mackay’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
P1000079
Description:

What I assume is a turkeytail found on a dead willow near property on the banks of the R. Blackwater.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Turkeytail (Trametes versicolor) interacts

Comments

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Did you look at the underside?

This has more of the look of Smoky Bracket (Bjerkandera adusta) to me but you would need to see the underside to be sure. As the name suggests it is smoky grey.

Janet
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