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  • French
    • Polypore soufré
  • Scientific Names
    • Laetiporus sulphureus
    • Laetiporus cincinnatus
    • Polyporus sulphureus
  • English
    • Chicken of the Woods
    • Sulphur Shelf
  • Spanish
    • Pollo del bosque
  • Finnish
    • rikkikääpä
  • German
    • Gemeiner Schwefelporling
  • Español México
    • pechuga de pollo

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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ntpenn3

Date

October 15, 2016 02:58 PM PDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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antonio45

Date

October 15, 2016 03:55 PM CDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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msimmons03

Date

November 22, 2016 02:56 PM CST

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Date

October 3, 2012 04:42 PM EDT

Description

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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gabby51

Date

November 22, 2016

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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amacedo

Date

November 25, 2016 01:43 PM PST

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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emilyhammer

Date

November 22, 2016 02:56 PM CST

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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john54

Date

November 24, 2016 10:22 AM CST

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Square

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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shuetrim

Date

May 18, 2003 11:13 PM AEST

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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hannahdover

Date

November 22, 2016 02:56 PM CST

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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jpviolette

Date

November 10, 2016 01:35 PM EST

Description

I'm not particularly confident of this. Both laetiporus sulphureus and Laetiporus cincinnatus look less puffy in most of the pictures I've seen, but they're not too far off, and the color and their tree growth works. I believe this is growing on a less-than-healthy oak, if that helps.

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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wyoerger

Date

November 20, 2016 04:13 PM EST
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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...

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