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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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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

charlie

Date

September 14, 2014 02:41 PM EDT

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aweir

Date

September 12, 2014 05:00 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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eraskin

Date

September 5, 2014

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

Tiggrx

Date

August 19, 2014

Description

On a large, old cherry tree

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

catherinemohin

Date

September 2, 2014 07:08 AM CDT

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Chicken of the woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Date

August 31, 2014

Description

Observed growing on an old long, along the south corner of the ridge.

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Observer

floracliff

Date

July 29, 2014

Place

Floracliff Nature Sanctuary (Google, OSM)

Description

Chicken of the woods

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

catherinemohin

Date

August 28, 2014 08:24 AM CDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Date

August 27, 2014 05:39 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

bvanderweide

Date

July 21, 2014 09:15 AM CDT

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Observer

lg_price

Date

August 23, 2014 09:51 AM CDT

Description

http://www.mushroomexpert.com/laetiporus_sulphureus.html

Large irregular shelf type fungus growing on mature oak. Each fungus was about 10 inches across.

I tried to tear off a piece to study, but it was very soft and moist. When I put pressure on it, it turned liquid under my finger print and many small bugs ran out.

The photo with the large (3/4 inch) beetle shows the spore surface on the underside.

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

nbnc

Date

August 19, 2014

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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.