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  • 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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cladonia_chris

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September 25, 2016 08:55 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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rcurtis

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September 23, 2016 07:00 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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andrewvangorp

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September 24, 2016 01:34 PM CDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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al8

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September 24, 2016 02:32 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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aimeelusty

Date

September 24, 2016 12:56 PM EDT

Description

Found growing in leaf litter at NYBG

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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amy36

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September 20, 2016 04:02 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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andrejsbrolis

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September 23, 2016 09:08 AM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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dacapo3x

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September 22, 2016 02:48 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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nfurlan

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September 22, 2016 10:17 AM CDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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September 22, 2016 07:47 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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dyeany2

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September 21, 2016 11:20 AM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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kquackers

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September 21, 2016 03:56 PM EDT
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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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