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

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“Sulfur shelf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sulfur%20shelf. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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