Trametes versicolor , ’Turkey Tail’ (4 Photos and Description)

 “Turkey Tail” Complex

White rotter associated with hardwoods.Velvety multi-colored brown, gray, blue, rust,  black and white zones.  Round to maze-like pores in maturity.  White rotter causing decay of lignin leaving the cellulose behind. Medicinal mushroom in China.  Used as part of cancer suppression therapy in both China and Japan.  Potential for bio-pulping and bioremediation according to Paul Stamets.

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