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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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scottking

Date

September 11, 2015 02:39 PM CDT

Description

Sulpher Shelf Mushroom
Cannon River Wilderness Area (east unit)
Northfield, Minnesota

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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fatroosterfarm

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August 5, 2009

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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smallthingsrule

Date

August 9, 2005

Description

Laetiporus sulphureus

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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August 10, 2015

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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pdvmushroom

Date

July 6, 2015 12:30 PM PDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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jpoirier20

Date

September 17, 2011

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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jpoirier20

Date

October 27, 2015

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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jpoirier20

Date

October 7, 2012 09:42 AM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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jpoirier20

Date

August 15, 2012 05:12 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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damontighe

Date

January 13, 2016 03:14 PM EST

Description

On Atlantic live oak

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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raphusdodo

Date

December 24, 2015 11:32 AM EST

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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rebecca_atx

Date

February 21, 2015 12:03 PM CST
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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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