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mushroom foraging guide Dryads Saddle

Names

Common: Dryads Saddle

Latin: Polyporus squamosus

Edibility

Edibility:Edible

Eating notes: This fungus is edible when young. Fresh brackets under 12cm are usually fine. Older, larger specimens become tough and woody.

Season

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Description

Cap: 5-60cm Bracket. Top surface pale ochre with darker fibrous scale in concentric rings.

Stem: Short and lateral

Tubes: 5-10mm Cream or pale ochre.

Pores: Large and irregular.

Spores: White

Flesh: White

Habitat: On deciduous trees or deadwood.

Frequency: Very Common