The Hoosier Mushroom Society

The Hoosier Mushroom Society

Laetiporus cincinnatus
Friday, 24 February 2012 17:21

Laetiporus cincinnatus

Chicken of the Woods

Synonyms:

Substrate: Ground

Location: Hardwood Forests

Spore Color: White

Pore Color: White

Comments:

A great edible that is very easy to identify. It grows in a rosette pattern at the base of trees, and has a bright orange upper surface with a while underside.

Lookalikes: 

Laetiporus sulphureus is similar but it has a bright yellow underside and grows on downed wood.

Pictures:

Brown County State Park - 7/26/10

 
 
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