Observation 198315: Trametes versicolor (L.) Lloyd

On tan oak.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: the pores are all bug-damaged and weird

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The young pores
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-02-15 14:46:54 CST (-0500)

(I call them young because they are at the growing edge of the cap, and thus the most recently formed) in the first image are pure white.

I don’t think the cap color is very informative for Trametes versicolor- it can be really pale, or reddish-brown or yellowish brown, or nearly black, or blue, or…

Not sure about Trametes versicolor
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2015-02-15 13:39:16 CST (-0500)

Even the very young fruits have brown pores. I observed this log last year and noticed the same thing – none of them have normal, white undersides. Also the colors on the top seem a bit muted.

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