Wood Rot – At Base of Tree

Q: I have a number of trees in my wood lot that have various mushrooms and rots coming out of them.

Is there any way to cure this?

A: Dozens of fungi attack hardwood and conifer trees in Georgia. When the fungi are “happy”, they send out a fruiting body – which is what you see attached to the trunk and root base.

IPM Specialist Holly Thornton has written an excellent overview of various wood rots and what you can do to prevent them.

Wood Rots

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