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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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srgalehouse

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January 11, 2005 03:28 PM EST

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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hendre17

Date

November 29, 2014 11:26 AM PST

Description

On living, mature Oak.

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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cchapman

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August 14, 2015 02:44 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus var. sulphureus

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danbeaupre

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August 19, 2016 12:14 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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mikeleigh87

Date

August 17, 2015 10:00 AM CDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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biochristine

Date

October 31, 2016 11:24 AM PDT

Description

Huge!!!!

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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tyugefez

Date

October 1, 2016 11:49 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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toxmace

Date

December 18, 2016 03:04 PM EST

Description

Growing out of the North side of a Live Oak.

Laetiporus sp. I believe. Superficially resembles Laetiporus sulphureus.

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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krosenthal

Date

October 11, 2016 05:11 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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miayeager

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August 23, 2016 01:19 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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alan_rockefeller

Date

September 5, 2016

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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alan_rockefeller

Date

September 5, 2016
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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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