Pine Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus huroniensis Burdsall & Bank    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Polyporales   >   Family Laetiporaceae   >   Genus Laetiporus   

Description:

Fruiting body: Bright orange, fading to white in age. Dry, radially wrinkled; mostly fan-shaped; blunt margin often lobed. Pores: Yellow; circular to angular (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: Solitary or overlapping clusters on dead or living pines. The virtually identical L. sulphureus is found on living or dead deciduous trees.

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Pine Chicken of the Woods (top of fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (4/26/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Pine Chicken of the Woods (pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (4/26/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Pine Chicken of the Woods in Howard Co., Maryland (4/26/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Pine Chicken of the Woods in Howard Co., Maryland (4/26/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Pine Chicken of the Woods in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/31/2019). (c) catchang, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by catchang via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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