Classification
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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

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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

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bethkatzpa

Date

November 28, 2016 04:27 PM EST

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Square

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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yankechgary

Date

September 13, 2009

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Square

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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eattaway92

Date

November 17, 2016 01:06 PM CST

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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eattaway92

Date

November 15, 2016 02:39 PM CST

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Square

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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jggrimme

Date

November 11, 2016 10:28 PM EST

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Square

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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heatherpickard

Date

May 12, 2009

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Square

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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heatherpickard

Date

May 12, 2009

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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tim70

Date

November 4, 2016 03:06 PM EDT

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Square

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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frankc

Date

May 15, 2016 09:43 AM HST

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

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treespeak

Date

November 2, 2016 09:58 AM EDT

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Square

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Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

koinpro

Date

May 6, 2012 02:07 PM EDT

Description

In reference to the large dark speckled white to right.
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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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