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Chicken Of The Woods Mushroom
Laetiporus is a genus of edible mushrooms found throughout much of the world. Some species, especially Laetiporus sulphureus, are commonly known as sulphur shelf, chicken of the woods, the chicken mushroom, or the chicken fungus because many think they taste like chicken. Individual "shelves" range from 5 cm to 25 cm (2"-10" inches) across. These shelves are made up of many tiny tubular filaments (hyphae). The mushroom grows in large brackets - some have been found that weigh over 45 kg (100 pounds). It is most commonly found on wounds of trees, mostly oak, though it is also frequently found on eucalyptus, yew, sweet chestnut, and willow, as well as conifers in some species.
Names: Chicken of the Woods, Crab of the Woods, Sulphur Polypore, Sulphur Shelf
Classification: Laetiporus sulphureus
Substrates: Large Logs
Incubation Temp: 62-70° F
Incubation Humidity: 80%-85%
Incubation Time: 16 Days
Fruiting Temp: 55-65° F
Fruiting Humidity: 90%-93%
Fruiting Time: 16 Days
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