Chicken of the Woods – 9/7/20
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 9/7/20
Observation Time: 5:40 p.m.
Observation Location: conservation land near Lakeview & Morse
Common Name: Chicken of the Woods
Scientific Name: Laetiporus sulphureus
Comments: These relatively small specimens were growing on a dead oak tree. Chicken of the Woods can grow to very large size. They are edible, but it is wise to refrain from eating any wild-harvested food unless you are absolutely sure it is not poisonous. As the saying goes, everything is edible – at least once!
More Information: Wikipedia