Collection location: Pokrovskoye-Streshnevo, Moscow, Russia [Click for map]
55.8165° 37.4873° 225m
POLYPORUS SQUAMOSUS (HUDS.) FR., POLYPORACEAE, APHYLLOPHORALES. (DRYAD’S SADDLE OR ТРУТОВИК ЧЕШУ́ЙЧАТЫЙ, ТРУТОВИК ПЕСТРЫЙ).
Cap: 8-20cm wide, almost circular, flat up to sunken and often kidney-shaped; whitish or yellowish-white with overlapped yellowish-brown or reddish-brown scales as indistinct concentric circles, sometimes brownish-black scales when old.
Flesh: 0.5-2.5cm thick, soft, white up to yellowish-white or cream when old.
Tubes: 3-6mm long and about 1mm wide, descending stalk; pores angular and rounded; whitish or cream-white, brownish after surface damage.
Stalk: 2-5cm long, 1.5-3.0cm wide, almost lateral or off-centre with somewhat as brownish-black scales at lower half.
Habitat: single or small group as overlapped clusters at the old partially rotten stumps or trunks minor at living trees. Most of these mushrooms grow on poplar or maple or other deciduous woods in this ancient forest.
Comments: These photos taken at this City Park border nearby a railway. It looks as observation 205779
Edibility: edible when soft and not very old.
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