White Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus cincinnatus (Morgan) Burdsall, Banik & T.J. Volk  Synonyms: White-Pored Chicken of the Woods.

Status:

Found solitary or in overlapping clusters on living/dead hardwoods or conifers.

Description:

Bright orange-yellow or pinky-orange flattened caps (bleach white in age); radially wrinkled, dry, fan-shaped; margin white or pale orange, blunt, often lobed. Pores white, tan in age (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 70 records in the project database.

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Laetiporus cincinnatus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/8/2013). Photo by Sue Ricciardi. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Calvert Co., Maryland (10/27/2018). Photo by Karyn Molines. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/25/2019). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Harford Co., Maryland (8/24/2014). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/3/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Laetiporus cincinnatus at Fort Smallwood Park, Maryland (7/30/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/20/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Laetiporus cincinnatus at Fort Smallwood Park, Maryland (7/30/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/23/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/15/2019). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/29/2008). Photo by R. Child. (MBP list)

A young fruiting body of Laetiporus cincinnatus in Howard Co., Maryland (8/13/2008). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/17/2018). Verified by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Queen Annes Co., Maryland (5/23/2016). Photo by Lori Byrne. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/25/2019). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/17/2020). (c) spyingnaturalist, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by spyingnaturalist via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White Chicken of the Woods in Howard Co., Maryland (5/28/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores of White Chicken of the Woods in Howard Co., Maryland (5/28/2018). Oval smooth, hyaline; measured 4.8-5.9 (6.3) x 3.6-4.5 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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