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Toadstool  Sulphur Polypore


Latin name:
Laetiporus sulphureus

Size: Each lobe can be up to 20cms wide and 5cms in depth.

Distribution: Found throughout the UK.

Months seen: May to November.

Habitat: Found on the trunks of oak and yew trees.

Special features: Sometimes called 'chicken of the woods' as it can be eaten when young. It is orange-yellow with a light yellow edge which fades with age. Often seeps an orange coloured juice. 




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