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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

pete_woods

Date

October 5, 2014 10:12 AM EDT

Description

These shelves were about a foot deep - the largest I have ever seen.

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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pete_woods

Date

October 1, 2014 09:59 AM EDT

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

Observer

treegrow

Date

June 15, 2014 02:28 PM EDT

Description

Laetiporus sulphureus. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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royaltyler

Date

October 7, 2014 04:05 PM EDT

Description

Bark resembled ash up higher

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

October 5, 2014

Description

On a sugar maple (next entry)

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Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus

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mbouse

Date

September 7, 2013

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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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pieceofmind

Date

August 2, 2014

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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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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.