Polyporus Squamosus

Spotted by Volunteer Stephanie. First logged 18/06/20

Polyporus squamosus Mushroom

Polyporus squamosus, common names Dryad’s Saddle, Scaly Polypore, Pheasants Back

Status Common, found on deciduous trees and stumps.

Season StartMay
Season EndAug

Details This is the largest capped mushroom in the UK and can until become so heavy it can no longer support itself and will fall from it’s position and be found unattached at the base of it’s host tree.

Ten Acres Habitation

Currently spotted mid-way through the woodland conservation area on fallen deadwood in Zone 5 just before it opens up prior to Bewdley Road.


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