sulfur shelf

noun
variants: or less commonly sulfur mushroom or sulfur polypore

Definition of sulfur shelf

: chicken of the woods
  • About 7 feet up the trunk were large, fluorescent-orange protrusions: sulfur shelf, also known as chicken-of-the-woods for its texture and look.
  • —Hannah Allam

First Known Use of sulfur shelf

1895

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sulfur shelf? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!