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Mushroom 1


bark of a tree


We found this mushroom while walking our dog in the dog park! Gary, can you identify? From, Leda and Avalo

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garylincoff 7 years ago

This is a fresh shelf mushroom - just up this month. It's called Dryad's saddle because it's supposed to look like a saddle that a dryad (a wood nymph) would like to sit on. It's a polypore - the underside is made up of tiny pores. Its scientific name is Polyporus squamosus. You can see a photo and description of it in The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms.

avalonhpa 7 years ago

Needs identifying

Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania

Lat: 40.52, Long: -79.89

Spotted on Apr 18, 2010
Submitted on Apr 18, 2010

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