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  • French
    • Polypore écailleux
  • Scientific Names
    • Polyporus squamosus
    • Boletus squamosus
    • Cerioporus squamosus
  • English
    • Dryad's Saddle
    • Pheasant's Back Mushroom
    • Pheasant's-back Polypore
  • German
    • Schuppiger Stiel-Porling
    • Schuppiger Porling
    • Schuppiger Schwarzfußporling
  • Finnish
    • suomukääpä
  • Russian
    • Трутовик чешуйчатый

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Recent observations

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Square

What

Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

koinpro

Date

October 15, 2015 05:59 PM EDT

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Square

What

Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

stevelife3

Date

July 17, 2016 04:14 PM EDT

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Square

What

Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

stevelife3

Date

April 14, 2016 02:36 PM EDT

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What

Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

peggyo

Date

October 4, 2016 01:39 PM EDT

Description

I think this might be Dryad's saddle. I've included a picture of the gills.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

owenclarkin

Date

May 29, 2016 10:08 AM EDT

Place

Barrhaven (Google, OSM)

Description

ID of fungus is only a guess

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Square

What

Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

bekkita

Date

May 1, 2016

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Square

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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bekkita

Date

April 30, 2016

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

May 12, 2015

Description

On hardwoods.

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What

Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

May 10, 2015

Description

On hardwood, probably Ulmus.

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Square

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Date

May 25, 2011 12:01 PM EDT

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Square

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

fm5050

Date

October 2, 2016 01:26 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

bethkatzpa

Date

November 28, 2016 04:27 PM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

Polyporus squamosus is a basidiomycete bracket fungus, with common names including dryad's saddle and pheasant's back mushroom. It has a widespread distribution, being found in North America, Australia, Asia, and Europe, where it causes a white rot in the heartwood of living and dead hardwood trees. The name "dryad's saddle" refers to creatures in Greek mythology called dryads who could conceivably fit and ride on this mushroom, whereas the pheasant's back analogy derives from the pattern...

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