Common: Chicken of the Woods, Sulphur Polypore
Latin: Laetiporus sulphureus
Eating notes: Only young fresh brackets should be eaten. If it is soft and exudes yellow sap when squeezed it is good.
Cap: 5-30cm Orange-yellow irregular fan-shaped bracket.
Tubes: 1-3mm Sulphur yellow
Pores: Sulphur yellow
Flesh: Soft and juicy when young and fresh. Chalky and crumby when older.
Habitat: In tiers on deciduous trees. Particularly Oak, Sweet Chestnut and Yew.