about the genus Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus)
 
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Soft- and thick-fleshed, pileate, yellow to orange, brown-rotting, annual polypore on living, rarely dead trees.
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 about the species Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus sulphureus)
 
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Edible. Thorough cooking recommended. Some may be susceptible to gastrointestinal symptoms from eating this polypore
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© Jens H. Petersen - Denmark, JHP-92.179


young fruit-bodies
© Jens H. Petersen - Sweden, JHP-01.030

young fruit-bodies
© Jens H. Petersen - England, JHP-99.131

pore surface
© Jens H. Petersen - Denmark, JHP-87.012

pore surface
© Jens H. Petersen - Denmark, JHP-05.091
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