They have a poster describing a turkey tail fungus, which I hope this is as we also saw a wild turkey (with tail) that day
Found on Blackberry Vine.
it looks and feels just like a rubber ear so cool, the kids got a kick out of this by touching it
Found on a downed decaying tree (eastern hemlock?) next to a creek.
Found on a white oak.
Pink Spore Print
Basidiomycota /bəˌsɪdi.ɵmaɪˈkoʊtə/ is one of two large phyla that, together with the Ascomycota, constitute the subkingdom Dikarya (often referred to as the "higher fungi") within the kingdom Fungi. More specifically the Basidiomycota include these groups: mushrooms, puffballs, stinkhorns, bracket fungi, other polypores, jelly fungi, boletes, chanterelles, earth stars, smuts, bunts, rusts, mirror yeasts, and the human pathogenic yeast Cryptococcus. Basically, Basidiomycota are filamentous fungi composed of hyphae (except for yeasts), and reproducing sexually via the formation...