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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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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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mdillon

Date

November 18, 2014 11:53 AM PST

Description

Growing on a eucalyptus beside Sunset Ridge Fire Road

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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muir

Date

November 11, 2014 05:03 AM EST

Description

Massive fungal growth at base of tree.

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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johnwilliams

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Several growing on a large live oak.

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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royaltyler

Date

November 8, 2014 10:04 AM CST

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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jutin_tanner

Date

October 28, 2014 03:47 PM CDT

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Date

October 4, 2014

Description

Harvested for dinner. Delicious!

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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julbar

Date

September 20, 2014

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Date

August 3, 2014

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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joe_griesenauer

Date

October 21, 2014 11:56 PM CDT

Description

Chicken of the woods. A delicious edible mushroom.

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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pete_woods

Date

October 5, 2014 10:12 AM EDT

Description

These shelves were about a foot deep - the largest I have ever seen.

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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pete_woods

Date

October 1, 2014 09:59 AM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

treegrow

Date

June 15, 2014 02:28 PM EDT

Description

Laetiporus sulphureus. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA

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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.