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White Chicken Mushroom

Laetiporus persicinus


Large mushroom with deep brown coloration on inside of cap and underside/stem. Outside edge of cap is white "frosted" looking. Flesh is white. Firm texture, no gills.


Temperate forest. Rockwood Park, Virginia.

No species ID suggestions


ForestDragon 7 months ago

I think you are on to something, Mark!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 months ago

Maybe like Laetiporus persicinus then.

ForestDragon 7 months ago

It was growing from the ground under mainly oak. I suspect it originated from roots under the soil.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 months ago

Reminds me of Amauroderma rude.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 months ago

Do you remember soil or timber?

Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.45, Long: -77.58

Spotted on Sep 6, 2015
Submitted on Jan 9, 2017

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