Turkey Tail - Coriolus versicolor

Synonymes: Trametes versicolor, Coriolus versicolor, Many-Colored Polypore, Kawaratake, Yung Zhi, Cloud Mushroom

One of the most easily identifiable polypores, and the most ubiquitous, this multicolored mushroom is recognized throughout the world. Native to tropical, subtropical, and temperate zones, this species is highly adaptive, growing on the widest assortment of woods.