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Moment of Nature - Aug. 23, 2013
Root damage: a slow killer
Ganoderma Conk
This small ganoderma conk was the only sign of problems at the base of a huge oak with extensive butt rot.
“Out of sight, out of mind” applies very well to the root systems of trees. The parts of a tree within the upper portions of soil are vital to tree health, but hidden from the human eye. The causes of root damage are many, the effects are significant and treatment options are limited.