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White Chicken Mushroom

Laetiporus persicinus

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Temperate forest. Rockwood Park, Virginia.


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5 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 2 years ago

I think you are on to something, Mark!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Maybe like Laetiporus persicinus then.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 2 years ago

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

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Reminds me of Amauroderma rude.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Do you remember soil or timber?

ForestDragon
Spotted by
ForestDragon

Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.45, Long: -77.58

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

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