Special: Its Yellow and Big: Forest Chicken of Boskip - Eatable but also Dangerous / Eetbaar maar ook Gevaarlijk
The sulfur fungus (Laetiporus Sulphureus) grows from April with a peak in June and then from August to October. The mushroom has a preference for oak, willow, chestnut and yew. When a tree is attacked by the fungus, brown rot arises, a fungus that causes the heartwood of the tree to shrink and also discolor reddish brown. The trunk of the tree is gradually being eroded further and further.
The sulfur mushroom is a common mushroom that can be eaten well. The flavor and texture of this mushroom are similar to chicken meat. The English name "chicken of the woods", literally translated: "forest chicken" also indicates this. When the mushroom is on a yew tree, it is not edible by the poison of the yew. Preference is given to the fungus that grows on the willow and chestnut because the fungus has a lower bitter content.
Warning: There are people who have an allergy to this m…