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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 ...

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

and subsequent microbial infections that lead to wood decay. The purpose ... initiated infections causing wood to decay in living trees (Smith and Shortle. 1998  ...

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 ...

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:.

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  ...

www.thoughtco.com/heart-rot-tree-disease-prevention-and-control-1342867

Jul 26, 2017 ... In trees, heart rot is caused by fungal disease that causes the center of the trunk and branches to decay. The most obvious symptom is the ...

www.fs.fed.us/ne/durham/4505/papers/SmithandShortle1998.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 ...

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 ...

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 ...