Laetiporus sulphureus  (5 Photos and Description)

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Yellow-pored “Chicken Mushroom” Saprotrophic brown rotter on hardwoods. Tiered orange cap with sulphur yellow margin and tube-like pores. Grows in summer and autumn higher up on dead standing and downed hardwoods than Laetiporus cincinnatus., (which fruits at the base of host trees). Favors oak. Edible when young.

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Laetiporus sulphureus 

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Laetiporus sulphureus 

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Laetiporus sulphureus 

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