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False turkeytail

Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Russulales: Stereaceae: Stereum ostrea (Blume & T.Nees) Fr.

Stereum ostrea – false turkeytail

Synonyms: Haematostereum australe, Stereum australe, Stereum boryanum, Stereum concolor, Stereum fasciatum, Stereum hirsutum, Stereum leichhardtianum, Stereum leichkardtianum, Stereum perlatum, Stereum pictum, Stereum sprucei, Stereum tasmanicum, Stereum zebra, Thelephora boryana, Thelephora fasciata, Thelephora leichhardtiana, Thelephora ostrea, Thelephora versicolor.

Common name: false turkeytail.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Stereum ostrea, also called false turkey-tail and golden curtain crust, is a basidiomycete fungus in the genus Stereum. It is a plant pathogen and a wood decay fungus. The name ostrea, from the word 'oyster', describes its shape. With concentric circles of many colors, it highly resembles Trametes versicolor, turkey-tail, and is thus called the 'false turkey-tail'. The stemless fruiting body is shell-like and grows 1–7 cm (0.39–2.76 in) high. It is tough and inedible. It grows on tree bark. This fungus is native to North America, where it is widespread and grows all year round.

Serbian: Лажни Ћуранов реп.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on a nature trail in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-10-22.htm">October 22, 2017</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on a nature trail in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 22, 2017
Location on mapsAnderson St, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Dry False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on a log on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-12.htm">November 12, 2017</A>
LinkDry False Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on a log on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, November 12, 2017
Location on maps1120 Ashburn Ave, College Station, TX 77840, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-17.htm">November 17, 2017</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, November 17, 2017
Location on maps1120 Ashburn Ave, College Station, TX 77840, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on a fallen tree branch in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-12-21.htm">December 21, 2017</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on a fallen tree branch in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 21, 2017
Location on mapsAnderson St, College Station, TX 77840, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on a fallen branch in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-02-15.htm">February 15, 2018</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on a fallen branch in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, February 15, 2018
Location on mapsAnderson St, College Station, TX 77840, USA
<B>Stereum ostrea</B> mushrooms on a stump in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-03-19.htm">March 19, 2018</A>
LinkStereum ostrea mushrooms on a stump in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, March 19, 2018
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
False turkey tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-07-09.htm">July 9, 2018</A>
LinkFalse turkey tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 9, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Caps of false turkey tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-07-09.htm">July 9, 2018</A>
LinkCaps of false turkey tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 9, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-22.htm">September 22, 2018</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, September 22, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-21.htm">October 21, 2018</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville. Texas, October 21, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on an oak log on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-01.htm">March 1, 2019</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on an oak log on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 1, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-01.htm">March 1, 2019</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 1, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-01.htm">March 1, 2019</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 1, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest north from Monrgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-08.htm">November 8, 2019</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest north from Monrgomery. Texas, November 8, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-03.htm">January 3, 2020</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 3, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-25.htm">January 25, 2020</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, January 25, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) around a branch on a fallen tree on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-25.htm">January 25, 2020</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) around a branch on a fallen tree on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, January 25, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
False Turkey Tail mushrooms (<B>Stereum ostrea</B>) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-25.htm">January 25, 2020</A>
LinkFalse Turkey Tail mushrooms (Stereum ostrea) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, January 25, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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