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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

fluffberger

Date

June 20, 2014

Description

Bracket fungus with yellow pores.

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

rwp84

Date

June 14, 2014

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

hcconservancy

Date

May 29, 2014

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus var. sulphureus

Observer

robseemore

Date

the past

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

May 10, 2014

Description

Seen growing on a dead log in the oak-bay forest here.

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What

Chicken Mushroom Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

bradsmith

Date

August 22, 2011 11:30 AM PDT

Description

Chicken Mushroom (Laetiporus cincinnatus) near the Rock House, Hocking Hills, Ohio -- August 22, 2011.

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

sacagewea2

Date

August 10, 2012

Description

large orange-yellow fungus.

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liesbeth

Date

October 21, 2013

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Observer

gamaxson

Date

August 13, 2013 10:55 AM CDT

Description

On basswood stump

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What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

lfelliott

Date

September 18, 2011 02:22 PM CDT

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Observer

thoreau2u

Date

October 9, 2011

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No photos or sounds

What

Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

dani

Date

October 4, 2013 11:11 AM PDT
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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.