sulfur shelf


variants or less commonly sulfur mushroom or sulfur polypore
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sulfur shelf was in 1895

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“Sulfur shelf.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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