A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Chicken-of-the-woods

Laetiporus sulphureus

Description:

Beautiful and huge yellow/golden bracket fungus,with a velvet touch. It's a saprophyte fungus.

Habitat:

Found it in a mix forest near my house,in a old eucaliptus trunk

Notes:

It's edible when young https://www.google.pt/url?sa=t&rct=j...

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

7 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Your welcome, AntonioGinjaGinja....

Thanks maplemoth662

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Photo No. 1: is a beautiful photo....

Thanks Mark,no i did not taste ever chicken of the woods,at the time i was not sure of the id.next time i will taste them:)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Beautiful specimen Antonio. Have you tasted them yet?

Thanks Christine for your nice words

Christine Y.
Christine Y. a year ago

Nice find!

Real, Dume e Semelhe, Norte, Portugal

Lat: 41.56, Long: -8.45

Spotted on Aug 4, 2017
Submitted on Dec 16, 2017

Related Spottings

Laetiporus Sulphur Shelf Laetiporus sulphureus Sulphur Shelf

Nearby Spottings

Wolf spider,female Iberian frog Cliticybe geotropa Collared Dove