Observation 121603: Laetiporus gilbertsonii Burds.

When: 2012-12-29

Collection location: Aliso campground, New Cuyama, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: George Suneson (nordiculf)

No specimen available

Growing in hollow Live oak tree.

Proposed Names

15% (3)
Recognized by sight
47% (2)
Recognized by sight
46% (2)
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old polypore
By: George Suneson (nordiculf)
2012-12-30 09:50:25 PST (-0800)

Yes.Chicken o the woods.My first thought also but old lacks the yellow coloration.

By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2012-12-29 21:53:03 PST (-0800)

Might be old sulfur shelf: Laetiporus gilbertsonii
It’s common on hardwoods.

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