Turkey Tail - Trametes versicolor
Turkey Tail gets its name from the fact that it sort of resembles a turkey's tail. The caps were bracket-shaped, thin, velvety, and had concentric zones of blue, brown, white, and red. The pores were white.
Habitat: Growing on a stump; rural yard
''Trametes versicolor'' is a common polypore mushroom found throughout the world. Meaning 'of several colours', ''versicolor'' reliably describes this mushroom found in different colors. By example, due to its resembling multiple colors in the tail of wild turkey, ''T. versicolor'' is commonly called turkey tail.