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Wood-decay fungus

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

Wood decay in living and dead trees: A pictorial overview - Northern ...

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

Trunk wounds and decay | The Morton Arboretum

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

Wood Decay Fungi in Landscape Trees Management Guidelines ...

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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 ...

Tree Wounds— Invitations to Wood Decay Fungi - UK College of ...

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Introduction. Wood decay leads to loss of tree vigor and ... problem. Wounds and wood decay reduce the ... fungi and bacteria) that cause rot or decay. Wounds ...

Decomposition and Decay | Trees for Life

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Decomposition and decay are vital processes, playing an essential role in the ... Dead leaves fall from trees and herbaceous plants collapse to the ground after .... the action of bacteria inside the corpse causes putrefaction and swelling of the ...

Tree Decay: An Expanded Concept

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The heartrot concept emphasizes descriptions of decay- causing fungi and types of decayed wood. It describes disordered wood and events that occurred in the ...

Tree Growth and Decay - Colorado State University Extension

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Tree growth and decay. ... This can be caused by pruning up the trunk too fast and by removing small branches and twigs on the lower trunk or lower interior ...

Wood Decay

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If wood is kept dry, it will not rot. Rotted wood is always a sign that the moisture content is--or has been--too high. Common causes of wood rot are:.

Common Causes of Oak Mortality / Forest and Shade Tree Diseases ...

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The causes of oak mortality are variable and often complex. Investigations over ... or when the roots of living trees come in contact with decaying stumps or roots.

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Wood decay - University of Minnesota Extension

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

Forest Pathology - Wood Decay

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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:.

A First Look at Tree Decay An Introduction to How Injury and Decay ...

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spread of defect, infection, and decay and confines it to wood present at the time of wounding, thereby protecting future growth. The response to wounds causes ...