Phellinus spp., Climacodon septentrionalis, Oxyporus
populinus and others
- Fungal fruiting bodies arise along the stem, near a pruning wound, crack or other wound
- The canopy may show no symptoms or may have small yellowing leaves or dead branches depending on the extent of the trunk decay
- In cross section of the trunk, the wood at the center is discolored, soft, crumbling, stringy or spongy
- Many shapes and sizes of fungal fruiting bodies may be seen
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