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  • Scientific Names
    • Laetiporus sulphureus
    • Laetiporus cincinnatus
    • Polyporus sulphureus
  • English
    • Chicken of the Woods
    • Sulphur Shelf
  • Spanish
    • Pollo del bosque

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Recent observations

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Observer

alderash

Date

September 21, 2001

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16757362765 04a2c488e2 s

What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

scottking

Date

August 16, 2013 02:17 PM CDT

Description

Sulphur Shelf Mushrooms
Cannon River Wilderness Area (east unit)
Northfield, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Date

September 17, 2014

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

matthewherron

Date

January 4, 2015 09:38 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

sterling

Date

December 13, 2014 03:25 PM PST

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15397683184 4c05d7ecfd s

What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

December 13, 2014 03:39 PM PST

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

December 13, 2014 03:39 PM PST

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

December 13, 2014 03:39 PM PST

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

December 13, 2014 03:39 PM PST

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

awiladzi

Date

December 13, 2014 03:40 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

mdillon

Date

November 18, 2014 11:53 AM PST

Description

Growing on a eucalyptus beside Sunset Ridge Fire Road

Photos / Sounds

What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

muir

Date

November 11, 2014 05:03 AM EST

Description

Massive fungal growth at base of tree.

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Description from Wikipedia

Laetiporus sulphureus is a species of bracket fungus (fungus that grows on trees) found in Europe and North America. Its common names are sulphur polypore, sulphur shelf, and chicken of the woods. Its fruit bodies grow as striking golden-yellow shelf-like structures on tree trunks and branches. Like other bracket fungi, they may last many years and fade to pale grey or brown. The undersurface of the fruit body is made up of tubelike pores rather than...

No range data available.