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What a cracking pair these were, both at least 30 cms across, fresh, boldly marked, rigid, an imposing sight!

230527 dryads saddle (1)

These are Dryad’s saddles (Polyporus squamosus), named for their saddle-like shape that one might, with a liberal sprinkling of imagination, visualise being used by the tree nymphs for their travels through their forest domain.

230527 dryads saddle (2)