Observation 187006: Laetiporus sulphureus (Bull.) Murrill

When: 2005-05-30

Collection location: Colonel Island Forest, Semey town, East Kazakhstan District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

50.417° 80.242° 450m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Laetiporus sulphureus, Polyporaceae, Aphyllophorales. (Chicken Mushroom, Трутовик серно-желтый.)
Yellow flattened soft fleshy mushroom.
Cap: 10-20cm wide, 3-5cm thick, semicircular or fan-shaped; convex or almost flat, smooth near margin, uneven and bumpy in the centre, often radial wrinkled lemon-yellow or orange-yellow up to white when old. Cap sometimes grows through branches, including them and other vegetation fragments into a cap; sometimes overlapped clusters.
Flesh: light yellow up to orange or pink after damage.
Stalk: absent or short (up to 3cm) as fixation base at the edge of bottom side.
Habitat: single or small overlapped clusters scattered on the old partially rotten maple or poplar stumps or trunks, minor at living trees in well shadow places.
Edibility: good when young soft mushroom (birds often eat this mushroom).
Season: May-September.

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