Stereum hirsutum

This species is sometimes referred to as “false turkey tail” as, apart from its hairiness, it resembles Trametes versicolor. It is brown with a paler edge to the shelf. Size: 40–60 mm wide. Found on dead tree trunks and branches.

Stereum versicolor
(Syn. Stereum ostrea)

This thin bracket displays concentric rings of golden brown colours. The upper surface can be hairy when young, but becomes smooth with age. It could be confused with Trametes versicolor, but looking underneath, T. versicolor has pores whereas S. versicolor is smooth. Size: 60–90 mm wide.

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