Scientific name Trametes
Higher classification Polyporaceae
|Lower classifications Turkey tail, Trametes hirsuta|
Turkey tail trametes versicolor starship fungi perfecti
Trametes is a genus of fungi that is distinguished by a pileate basidiocarp, di- to trimitic hyphal systems, smooth non-dextrinoid spores, and a hymenium usually without true hymenial cystidia. The genus has a widespread distribution and contains about fifty species. The genus was first described by Elias Magnus Fries in 1835.
- Turkey tail trametes versicolor starship fungi perfecti
- The turkey tail bracket fungus trametes versicolor
Trametes fungi are food for caterpillars of certain Lepidoptera, mainly fungus moths (Tineidae) such as Triaxomera parasitella.