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Coriolus versicolor

   (Family: Polyporaceae)
Common name: Turkey-tail, Many-zoned Polypore EDIT
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Edibility: EDIT Inedible
Size: 20 - 100 mm
Spore bearing structure:   Pores
Flesh: Pore material cannot be seperated from flesh of the cap
Spore colour:
Cream or yellowish
Smell / taste: Not distinctive
General info: EDIT
Tough, thin fans upper surface has a velvety surface which is only 1-3mm thick. The concentric zones of colour range from shades of cream, orange and brown to blue, black, grey and green. The margin is usually white to cream.
Pileus (Cap) / Gill: EDIT
Pileus (Cap) decorations: zonate
Gill has decurrent tooth:  
Gill spacing: none
  Pileus (Cap) / Gill info: EDIT
  Pores under surface, white to cream, dotted with fine but visible pores and having tubes.
Stem: EDIT
Habitat: Grows on wood
Habitat info: EDIT
Grows on dead wood and branches of deciduous trees.
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