Chicken of the woods

Basisdaten

chicken of the woods (laetiporus sulphureus) at willow
  • chicken of the woods (laetiporus sulphureus) at willow
  • chicken of the woods (laetiporus sulphureus) at willow
  • chicken of the woods (laetiporus sulphureus) at willow
  • chicken of the woods (laetiporus sulphureus)

Profile

scientific name: 
Laetiporus sulphureus
class: 
Agaricomycetes
family: 
Polyporales
genus: 
Polyporaceae
kind: 
Laetiporus
alternative name: 
Sulphur shelf
fruit bodies: 
May - September
wood decomposition: 
Brown rot
attack course: 

Causeses intensive brown rot in the heartwood. Infected trees collapse very quickly.

website: 
www.tree-guide.com/chicken-of-woods
infested zone: 
Trunk
comment: 

Very aggressive fungus.

recommendation: 

If the tree does not look vital, it should be inspected.