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chicken mushroom

noun
1.
an edible yellow-to-orange bracket fungus, Laetiporus sulphureus, common on tree trunks, in which it causes wood decay.
Also called sulfur polypore, sulfur shelf.
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Examples for chicken mushroom
  • Other names include chicken mushroom and chicken of the woods.
  • Similar in a lot of respects to the fried chicken mushroom, and also edible.

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