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''Laetiporus sulphureus'' is a species of bracket fungus found in Europe and North America. Its common names are crab-of-the-woods, sulphur polypore, sulphur shelf, and chicken-of-the-woods. Its fruit bodies grow as striking golden-yellow shelf-like structures on tree trunks and branches. Old fruitbodies fade to pale beige or pale grey. The undersurface of the fruit body is made up of tubelike pores rather than gills.

''Laetiporus sulphureus'' is a saprophyte and occasionally a weak parasite,.. more

Similar species: Polyporales
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded Apr 23, 2015. Captured Apr 19, 2015 11:08 in Kerkini Lake National Park, Eparchiaki Odos Rodopolis, Sintiki 620 55, Greece.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/125s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm