The Pheasant Tail Is A Special Mushroom

This notable mushroom, also known as a pheasant back mushroom, a hawks wing mushroom or a dryads saddle, is a treat to find while foraging for mushrooms. Its commonly found in both living and dead hardwood trees in North America, Australia, Asia and Europe. What makes the pheasant tail special? Lets find out.

The Pheasant Tail Mushroom

Described as a shelf mushroom, this interesting looking fungus got its name because the colors and scales on its top resemble the patterns of pheasant feathers.

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