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Trametes versicolor

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 24 January 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Trametes versicolor (NL: Gewoon elfenbankje / EN: Turkey tail / DE: Schmetterlingstramete, Bunte Tramete, Schmetterlingsporling / FR: polypore versicolore) also known as Coriolus versicolor and Polyporus versicolor — is a common polypore mushroom found throughout the world. Meaning 'of several colours', versicolor reliably describes this mushroom found in different colors. The top surface of the cap shows typical concentric zones of different colours. The flesh is 1–3 mm thick and has a leathery texture. The pore surface is whitish to light brown and the pores are round (2-5 pores per millimeter), with age twisted and labyrinthine.

Image: Brecht (BE) – 20/11/2012

Canon EOS 400D 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Een prachtige compositie en mooie details. Een fijne dag.

24 Jan 2013 8:48am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & wonderful!
so beautiful colors, lights & texture!

26 Jan 2013 12:15pm

anjana from mumbai, India

Beautiful colours. Well presented.

11 Feb 2013 10:44am

Canon EOS 400D
1/125 second
ISO 200
150 mm