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fungus on branches?

Posted by StevenKha 5 (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 27, 12 at 8:53

found this on the tree yesterday. several branches are covered with it. it brakes off easily and is wet on the inside. can anyone tell me what it is , if its dangerous for the tree and how to treat it. thank you


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RE: fungus on branches?

Questions for you:

1. Can you easily lift the white stuff off the branch with a thumbnail? If so, likely a wax scale (insect); remove all and watch for more.

2. Is the white stuff stuck to the wood and appear to come out of the branch? If so, likely the white is a fungus that is growing from wood which was already dead.


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RE: fungus on branches?

yes, they easily come off. and no those brencheres are not dead .


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