Turkey Tails


Trametes versicolor is a common fungus throughout the world.  On the east coast of Vancouver Island, if you look carefully at dead trees you will find some great specimens of this small fungus growing in tiled layers.  It is best to photograph them in the spring
when it is still damp because the colour zones are pronounced.  The colour variation seems to diminish as the summer progresses. This is especially true of the green areas which are a moisture dependent algae.