What type of fungus is this (picture attached)
I have an azalea that I have had planted in the ground for about 5 years. It looks fine all over except this one branch that i went ahead and broke off. I took a picture with my webcam, so it might be hard to see.
It resembles old paint on a wooden house that needs to be re-painted. It chips away just like paint would on a house after many years. It was only one branch, and it had nearly no new growth at all so I went ahead and snapped it off. Just curious as to what it is. http://webpages.charter.net/bb4caps/fungus.jpg
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