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#3 – Mushroom "Chicken of the woods"

7 Interesting Facts You Never Supposed Existed!

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Laetiporus is a genus of edible mushrooms, and related to him Laetiporus sulphureus is known as "chicken of the woods." And it is not without reason called so, because everyone who tried it in one voice say that it tastes the same as roast chicken.The fungus grows in the tree and comprises of a plurality of layers. Its weight can reach 45.5 kg. It is found in Europe and North America, thus it is considered a delicacy in Germany, where it is fried in oil and served as a substitute for chicken.

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