Belongs to: bracket fungi

Sulphur polypore Laetiporus sulphureus

Also known as: chicken of the woods


Best time to see: May to end Nov

Key facts

A large – up to 40cm across – sulphur-yellow bracket fungus

Common on deciduous trees, and especially oak

Edible when young and fresh, and considered a delicacy in some countries

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Photo © Tony Gunton