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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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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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judyfisch

Date

September 24, 2016 12:52 PM CDT

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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mycojosh

Date

September 23, 2016 07:13 PM CDT

Description

Fruiting from old elm stump

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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nature_nate

Date

September 23, 2016 12:53 PM EDT

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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lakedoc

Date

September 22, 2016 03:07 PM CDT

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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fabnobili

Date

September 17, 2016

Place

Torino, IT (Google, OSM)

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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chevaun711

Date

September 20, 2016 04:05 PM EDT

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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skrentnyjeff

Date

September 19, 2016 09:06 AM CDT

Description

Dryad's Saddle - young fruit (Polyporus squamosus) LaBagh Woods Chicago Cook County IL Septebmer 2016 Week #38 Jeff Skrentny IMG_7008

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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jamesewelch

Date

September 19, 2016 04:41 PM EDT

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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skiman1016

Date

September 19, 2016 11:26 AM EDT

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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pbiojohn

Date

September 18, 2016 02:45 PM EDT

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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swampy

Date

September 17, 2016

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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swampy

Date

September 17, 2016
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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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