Observation 210399: Laetiporus sulphureus (Bull.) Murrill

When: 2015-06-23

Collection location: Losiny Ostrov National Park, Moscow, Russia [Click for map]

55.8449° 37.7476° 235m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Laetiporus sulphureus (Fr.), Polyporaceae, Aphyllophorales. (Трутовик серно-желтый).
Cap: 5-20cm, slightly convex minor flat, radial-wavy or bumpy, semicircular to fan- or tang-shaped, often hoof-shaped because overlapping; smooth, sometimes margins are thin and wavy; dull yellow up to sulfur-yellow or orange–yellow with orange spots, old one is grayish-yellow up to reddish-brown and usually get damage from insects.
Flesh: yellowish-white up to dull sulfur-yellow, 2-3cm thick and not stiff.
Tubes: about 2-3mm long, tiny pores much less than 1mm, color from light yellow or sulfur-yellow up to orange-yellow.
Stalk: rudimentary and indistinct or fixation edge.
Habitat: crowded in clusters 0.2-0.4m long on old partially rotten maple and oak over 1m diameter or at rotten timbers.
Edibility: published that edible when young.
Season: June-August.


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Whats the difference?
By: Guy (Some Guy)
2015-07-20 00:19:08 -05 (-0500)

Between these 2 Laetiporus sulphureus’?

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