Laetiporus cincinnatus
    This beautifully colored variant of the Sulfur Shelf, considered somewhat rare, is fairly common in Kansas.  With white tubes and a salmon colored cap, it is very distinctive.  While the better known Sulfur Shelf usually fruits on trees, sometimes at heights which make harvesting difficult to hazardous, this mushroom usually forms rosettes over buried wood.
    This particular specimen was about 12 inches in diameter, and was tender clear to the base.  It froze nicely without any preparation other than cleaning, and the frozen portions tasted the same as the fresh after thawing and cooking.
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