Name: Trametes versicolor (L.) Lloyd
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
Editors: Alan Rockefeller, Erlon Bailey, Joseph D. Cohen


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Trametes versicolor

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (L.) Lloyd

Citation: Mycol. Notes (Cincinnati) 65: 1045 (1921) 1920

Deprecated Synonyms: Trametes versicolor f. versicolor

Misspellings: Coriolus versicolour, Trametes Coriolus versicolor Polyporus versicolor, Turkey Tail, Tramates versicolor, Turkey Tail (Trametes Versicolor)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Polyporales

Family: Polyporaceae

Genus: Trametes

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Basionym: Boletus versicolor L., Sp. pl. 2: 1176 (1753)

These notes come from Trametes versicolor (L.) Pilát when it was merged with this name:

Delete this name from the Name list. It is there by Mistake. Pilat named several forms, but has nothing to do with the Trametes vesricolor name.
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Trametes versicolor (L.) Lloyd (1920)

Commonly known as the Turkey Tail. This shelf-fungus has small, thin, and leathery overlapping stalkless caps with multicolored concentric zones that alternate between smooth and hairy. It has a white pore surface. The tough basidiocarps will persist overwinter and can be found year-round on dead hardwood logs and stumps.

Also known as Polyporus versicolor and Coriolus versicolor

See Tom Volk’s page on Trametes versicolor

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