Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales Family: Polyporaceae
Species: Polyporus squamosus (Huds.) Fr.
Synonyms: Boletus cellulosus
Boletus juglandis
Boletus rangiferinus
Boletus squamosus
Grifola platypora
Polyporus rostkovii
Polyporus squamosus f. erectus
Common Name: Dryad's Saddle

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Polyporus squamosusPhotographer:  Stephen Lawn
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (9)
Acer pseudoplatanus (8)
Fraxinus excelsior (7)
Ulmus (3)
Beech (2)
Aesculus hippocastanum (1)
Sambucus nigra (1)
Sycamore (1)
Ulmus glabra (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (9)
Woodland: broadleaved (5)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (5)
Woodland (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Boundaries, permanently wet ditch (1)
Boundaries: defunct hedge (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Tree (13)
Stump (9)
Dead Wood (6)
Acer pseudoplatanus (3)
Fallen Tree (3)
Quercus rubra (3)
Standing Dead Tree (2)
Castanea sativa (1)
Sawn Wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
March (5)
April (1)
May (4)
June (5)
July (8)
August (14)
September (16)
October (11)
November (6)
December (3)