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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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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

tenzin

Date

September 24, 2014

Description

this mushroom was fairly big and was high up in the tree. I am not sure if it was one big mushroom or bunch of mushrooms but it was around 3 feet.I saw it right near the highpark entrance and didn't see any other mushrooms in that area.

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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amarena

Date

September 25, 2014

Description

Found near the stump of a Eucalyptus tree. Someone had kicked the fungus off the tree stump.

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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robertgrossman

Date

September 27, 2014 08:50 AM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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ianstandard

Date

September 11, 2014 01:36 PM CDT

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scadwell

Date

September 20, 2014 11:21 AM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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dgreenberger

Date

September 17, 2014 08:58 AM PDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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charlie

Date

September 14, 2014 02:41 PM EDT

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aweir

Date

September 12, 2014 05:00 PM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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eraskin

Date

September 5, 2014

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

Tiggrx

Date

August 19, 2014

Description

On a large, old cherry tree

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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catherinemohin

Date

September 2, 2014 07:08 AM CDT

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Chicken of the woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Date

August 31, 2014

Description

Observed growing on an old long, along the south corner of the ridge.

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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.