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Chicken of the woods

Laetiporus sulphureus

Description:

. Eatable Mushroom. The fruiting bodies are up to 20cm wide, shelf-like, rubbery, sulfur yellow to orange, sometimes with bright orange tips.

Habitat:

grows in overlapping groups on logs, stumps, or wounds of trees. appears in spring, summer, and fall.

Notes:

This cluster was a very impressive size. Probably close to 60 cm in diameter.

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4 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 2 years ago

Congratulations Marta! Awesome specimen!

triggsturner
triggsturner 2 years ago

Congrats on your 2nd equal for this category Marta. A fascinating looking fungal body.

Congrats Marta and thanks for sharing

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

Congratulations Marta, this spotting came second in an equal tied vote in our 2018 Best Wildlife Photo Competition, Fungi category!

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MartaPoludnik
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MartaPoludnik

Middlesex Centre, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Sep 6, 2018
Submitted on Sep 6, 2018

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