Chicken of the Woods Mushroom - Laetiporus sulphureus

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Chicken of the Woods Mushroom

Scientific Name(s): Laetiporus sulphureus
Abundance: uncommon
What: mushroom
How: cooked
Where: dead trees in the woods
When: summer
Nutritional Value: minerals, vitamins, carbohydrates
Dangers: Laetiporus mushrooms growing on pines or eucalyptus trees develop compounds which will cause extreme stomach distress, though probably aren't fatal.


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