Cerioporus squamosus (Polyporus squamosus) ‘Dryad Saddle’       (5 Photos and Description)


Polyporus squamosus1766

Cerioporus squamosus (Polyporus squamosus) 

‘Dryad Saddle’ First annual polypore to appear on dead hardwoods in spring (also fruits on occasion in summer and fall). Causes heartwood white rot. Fan-shaped, scaly cap surface, large whithish, angular pores, blackish lateral stem. Odor of water-melon rind. Considered mediocre.

Soft outer edge of young fruiting body is best for cooking. Cook thin slices 4-5 minutes or longer.

Polyporus squamosus3541

Cerioporus squamosus (Polyporus squamosus) 

Polyporus squamosus08270109.JP08270112

Cerioporus squamosus (Polyporus squamosus) 


Cerioporus squamosus (Polyporus squamosus) 

Polyporus squamosus0193

Cerioporus squamosus (Polyporus squamosus)