Scaly Polypore: the dryads saddle | Nature Notes

When walking in broad-leaved woodlands, especially where horse chestnut or sycamore trees are present, you may encounter the large capped bracket fungus usually known as dryad's saddle but more specifically called the scaly polypore (Polyporus squamosus); squamosus means scaly. A dryad, by the way, is a tree nymph in Greek mythology.



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