Common: Dryads Saddle
Latin: Polyporus squamosus
Eating notes: This fungus is edible when young. Fresh brackets under 12cm are usually fine. Older, larger specimens become tough and woody.
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.
Habitat: On deciduous trees or deadwood.
Frequency: Very Common