Collection location: North Street SE Olympia, Thurston Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]
Fruiting on a mature Cherry just off of North Street near our home in SouthEast Olympia, WA.
Laetiporus on Hardwoods in PNW=L. gilbertsonii
Laetiporus on Conifers in PNW=L. conifericola.
True L. sulphureus and L. cincinatus occur eastward/commonly in the Midwest.
Attached multiple images, including last years flush, now in what I call “dry wall” or “Styrofoam” status. Hoping for many more years of fresh fruiting from this same tree. Last years lot was delicious, mild and easily fried. Some collections of L. conifericola, in contrast, can occasionally be very bitter(like chewing aspirin) especially when harvested from Spruce substrates. All L. gilbertsonii and Midwest sulphureus have been mild, tender and akin truly to chicken(when young-as seen here).
Same substrate as last seasons observation here-linked below-
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