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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wood-decay_fungus

A wood-decay fungus is any species of fungus that digests moist wood, causing it to rot. Some species of wood-decay fungi attack dead wood, such as brown rot ...

www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/trees-shrubs/wood-decay

Nearly all wood decay is caused by fungi. Mushrooms, sometimes called conks, are usually seen growing on the sides of trees. These are reproductive ...

ouweb.uaex.edu/environment-nature/forestry/health/gtr_nrs97.pdf

the varied patterns of wood discoloration and decay observed in the dissection ... initiated infections causing wood to decay in living trees (Smith and Shortle.

www.forestpathology.org/dis_decay.html

Feb 22, 2015 ... For practical purposes, fungi are the only agents of wood decay. There are ... Color and texture vary among white rots caused by different fungi:.

eden.cce.cornell.edu/disasters/Documents/PDFs/1st_look%20at%20tree%20decay.pdf

A First Look at Tree Decay. An Introduction to How Injury and Decay Affect Trees by Kevin T. Smith ... Large wounds at the base of the trunk cause the greatest ...

ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74109.html

Several fungal diseases, sometimes called heart or sap rots, cause the wood in the center of trunks and limbs to decay. Under conditions favoring growth of ...

www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/misc/treedecay/pg9-11.htm

The Major Reason Why Wood-inhabiting Microorganisms Survive is that They ... THE TREE DECAY PROCESSES START WITH A WOUND-a break in the ...

www.grimshawtreeco.com/news/decancancausehazar

Tree failure is a major cause of residential property damage, as well as the leading cause of power outages nationwide. An ice storm can overload all the ...

www.mortonarb.org/trees-plants/tree-and-plant-advice/horticulture-care/trunk-wounds-and-decay

TRUNK WOUNDS AND DECAYUrban and suburban trees are more likely to have wounds and decay than trees in native stands because people cause most  ...

extension.wsu.edu/skagit/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2014/03/Wood-Decay-Common-Disease-in-Trees.pdf

Apr 15, 2016 ... very likely that wood decay has occupied the tree and is now causing a hazard. Wood decay is one of the most common types of disease in ...