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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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william56

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August 21, 2016 03:33 PM CDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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annagypsy

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August 24, 2016 07:25 AM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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southlloyd

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July 28, 2016 02:17 PM EDT

Description

A lovely specimen located under an oak on the lawn of the Shriner's HQ

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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yvonne8

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August 27, 2013 10:13 AM CEST

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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wayne13114

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October 5, 2014 10:28 AM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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martingrimm

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August 23, 2016 12:19 PM CEST

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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mrpete

Date

November 2, 2015

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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beeboy

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August 22, 2016 12:05 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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errin

Date

August 21, 2016 07:13 PM EDT

Description

8-12 inches broad, growing trailside, on log

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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jollyorange

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August 20, 2016 07:25 PM CDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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limula

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August 18, 2016 11:20 AM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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sbetzen

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July 1, 2016 02:11 PM CDT
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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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