Observation 141985: Laetiporus sulphureus (Bull.) Murrill
When: 2013-08-06
(43.2717° -79.9045° 84m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: oak, sassafras, wild grape, raspberries. On downed log – do not know species, just off the trail which runs along the crest of this point. I did not collect a herbarium sample, but would be able to do so if this would be useful.

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secondary cluster
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Copyright © 2013 Patricia Austin
primary cluster
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closeup of primary cluster from above
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closeup of primary cluster from in front

Proposed Names

24% (1)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: I have never seen this fungus in the wild – only in books and on-line. It appears to be Chicken of the Woods – but, I am a very new observer and am looking for input to confirm this. I would call it Laetiporus sp. only – given my novice status – but, the system defaulted to L. Murrill. Note that the woodland also includes maple, black walnut, sumach, ash.
56% (1)
Eyes3
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified.

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