False Turkey Tail | Appalachian Cove

False turkey tail
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Description

Stereum ostrea
• Type of mushroom (Fungi)
• More delicate, stiffer than true Turkey Tail
• Spatula-shaped to fan-shaped in outline
• Hairy upper surface
• Tough leathery texture
• Main body inside of wood
• Thin gray brackets
• Grows on decaying logs and stumps in hardwood forests

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