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Laetiporus sulphureus


Laetiporus sulphureus - Chicken of the Woods or Sulphur Shelf mushroom. Growing in overlapping brackets. The tops are deep orange in the middle to light salmon orange and then light orange-yellow at the edges. The under surface is bright yellow. Dimensions: 6 inches wide by 5 inches.


Growing near the bottom of a fallen Oak tree in Prospect Park Brooklyn


The shelves were attached to the oak by a very small stem-like attachment of only about 1 in. diameter.

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New York City, New York, USA

Lat: 40.67, Long: -73.97

Spotted on Oct 6, 2010
Submitted on Oct 7, 2010

Spotted for mission

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