Laetiporus cincinnatus – White-pored Chicken of the Woods

White-pored Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus cincinnatus) is an edible polypore found growing at the base of oak trees from July-October. There are multiple Laetiporus (Chicken of the Woods) species. The white-pored chicken of the woods is known to be the best tasting species. Laetiporus cincinnatus is lighter colored than other Laetiporus species. It grows […]

Laetiporus huroniensis – Conifer Chicken of the Woods

Laetiporus huroniensis is a species of Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus spp.) that has pale yellow pores and grows on conifers. It can be found Spring-Fall, but fruits most prolifically from August-September. There are three species of Chicken of the woods (COW) that grow in New England. Pictured is Laetiporus huroniensis, which is a newly identified Laetiporus species […]