False Turkey Tail Stereum ostrea (Blume & Nees) Fries)     
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Russulales   >   Family Stereaceae   >   Genus Stereum   

Description:

"Paper thin" quality (L. Biechele, pers. comm.). Similar Turkey Tail has pores.

Relationships:

Sometimes grows alongside Coral-pink Merulius.

There are 544 records in the project database.

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False Turkey Tail in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/11/2019). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail (infertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/15/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Talbot Co., Maryland (3/22/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/28/2016). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Calvert Co., Maryland (11/16/2020). (c) Benji Beluga, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/4/2020). (c) thosmoore, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by thosmoore via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (1/26/2019). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Washington Co., Maryland (3/5/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A comparison of False Turkey Tail (above) and Turkey Tail (below) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/26/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Infertile surface comparison of False Turkey Tail (left) and Turkey Tail (right) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/26/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Fertile surface comparison of False Turkey Tail (left) and Turkey Tail (right) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/26/2014). Note obvious pores on Turkey Tail. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a False Turkey Tail specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (7/15/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Howard Co., Maryland (11/23/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/2/2021). (c) Jim Brighton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/1/2020). (c) jaxxsoon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jaxxsoon via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/1/2020). (c) jaxxsoon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jaxxsoon via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Baltimore City, Maryland (4/13/2019). (c) Charlie Davis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Charlie Davis. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/12/2020). (c) Jane Hartman, all rights reserved. Photo by Jane Hartman. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/15/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/6/2020). (c) thosmoore, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by thosmoore via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (3/30/2019). (c) mmn noriko, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mmn_noriko via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/6/2020). (c) thosmoore, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by thosmoore via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/17/2019). (c) mmn noriko, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mmn_noriko via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/17/2019). (c) mmn noriko, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mmn_noriko via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/26/2020). (c) mongroovington, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mongroovington via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/26/2020). (c) mongroovington, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mongroovington via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

False Turkey Tail in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/26/2020). (c) mongroovington, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mongroovington via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a False Turkey Tail specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (7/15/2014). cyliindrical (somewhat flattened on one side), smooth, hyaline; measured 5.8-7.6 X 2.4-2.7 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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