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Dryad's Saddle ('Pig Nose' Stage)- Cerioporus squamosus Edible when young. I found a few young ones that were in the &quot;pig nose&quot; stage.<br />
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Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a wetland<br />
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Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a wetland<br />
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Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a wetland<br />
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Dryad's Saddle ('Pig Nose' Stage)- Cerioporus squamosus

Edible when young. I found a few young ones that were in the "pig nose" stage.

Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a wetland

Dryad's Saddle ('Pig Nose' Stage)- Cerioporus squamosus Edible when young. I found a few young ones that were in the "pig nose" stage.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a wetland<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/79581/dryads_saddle_pig_nose_stage-_cerioporus_squamosus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/79579/dryads_saddle_pig_nose_stage-_cerioporus_squamosus.html Dryad's Saddle,Geotagged,Polyporus squamosus,Spring,United States

Dryad's Saddle ('Pig Nose' Stage)- Cerioporus squamosus Edible when young. I found a few young ones that were in the "pig nose" stage.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a wetland<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/79582/dryads_saddle_pig_nose_stage-_cerioporus_squamosus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/79581/dryads_saddle_pig_nose_stage-_cerioporus_squamosus.html Dryad's Saddle,Geotagged,Polyporus squamosus,Spring,United States

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''Polyporus squamosus'' aka ''Cerioporus squamosus'' is a basidiomycete bracket fungus, with common names including dryad's saddle and pheasant's back mushroom. It has a widespread distribution, being found in North America, Australia, Asia, and Europe, where it causes a white rot in the heartwood of living and dead hardwood trees.

Similar species: Polyporales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded May 26, 2019. Captured Apr 21, 2019 13:48 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/4.5
  • 1/332s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm