Chicken in the Woods on Toast

'Chicken in the woods' fungus growing on an old oak stump.

‘Chicken in the woods’ fungus growing on an old oak stump.

Chicken in the Woods (laetiporus sulphureus) also known as sulphur shelf, chicken mushroom or chicken fungus is a common edible fungus. This crop appear every year on an old oak tree stump at the bottom of the garden. This fungus is said to be ‘chickeny’ in taste and texture and so can be used as a substitute in many chicken recipes or used as a mushroom.

Simply cleaned and gently fried in a pan with some vegan margarine and served on toast.    

'Chicken in the woods' fungus growing on an old oak stump.

‘Chicken in the woods’ fungus growing on an old oak stump.

Lightly frying 'Chicken in the woods' in a pan.

Lightly frying ‘Chicken in the woods’ in a pan.

Fried 'Chicken in the woods' served on toast.

Fried ‘Chicken in the woods’ served on toast.

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