Polyporus squamosus

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Noun1.Polyporus squamosus - a fungus with a lateral stalk (when there is a stalk) and a scaly cap that becomes nearly black in maturity; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
polypore, pore fungus, pore mushroom - woody pore fungi; any fungus of the family Polyporaceae or family Boletaceae having the spore-bearing surface within tubes or pores; the fruiting bodies are usually woody at maturity and persistent
genus Polyporus, Polyporus - type genus of the Polyporaceae; includes important pathogens of e.g. birches and conifers
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There are numerous fungi, including razor strop, bracket and candle snuff, crimson elf cup and Dryad's saddle, much of it on the fallen timber English Nature allows to rot to add to the biodiversity.
Enormous Dryad's Saddles sprouted from rotting timber, and where the path left the wood and climbed along the edge of a mature larch and spruce plantation, rows of Boletes hugged the fence- line.