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Dryad’s Saddle

Polyporus Squamosus


Identification: Fan-shaped with central stalk, white-yellow with brown scales, white pore surface Season of fruiting: Spring-fall Ecosystem function: White heart rot of hardwood trees Edibility: Inedible Fungal note: It was estimated that a single fruit body of this fungus could produce 100 billion spores.

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Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 19, 2009
Submitted on Jul 8, 2013

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