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13 Cards in this Set

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Echinodontium tinctorium

- below branch stubs

- brown rot, not as fibrous

- plentiful at rotation age

Fomotopsis officinalis

- brown heart rot

- thicker mycelial mats, found high on stem

- getting rarer due to loss of old growth Douglas-fir in PNW

Ganoderma applanatum

- aspen, alder, maple

- incipient decay wood looks bleached, encircled by dark brown stain when advanced

- can be pathenogenic

Gleophyllum sepiarium

- fruiting bodies have gills

- grow directly on tree

- non-pathenogenic

Laetiporus sulphureus

- bright yellow/orange fruiting body

- annual

- up to 40cm wide in 1m2 clusters

Phellinus pini

- pathenogenic

- dark brown basidiocarps below branch stubs

- heartwood to sapwood rot progression

Stereum sanguinolentum

- fresh fruiting bodies are bright red when bruised

- annual

- leathery, thin, crust-like on lower sides of dead branches, logs

Trametes versicolor

- colourful, overlapping shelves

- wood feels soft and light

Phellinus tremulae

- hard woody fruiting body

- perennial

- presence of just one can indicate up to 82% decay

Trichaptum abietinum

- purple when fresh

- pitted white rot

- fruiting bodies small, close to stem

Atropellis piniphila

- copious resin flow on outside

- blue black stain in sapwood that follows annual growth rings

- lodgepole and Ponderosa pine

- can kill by girdling stem

- up to 3m long

A canker

Hypoxylon mammatum

- aspen

- round/flat shaped fruiting bodies

- perithecia don't form for 2-3 years

- rapid growth, can girdle tree in less than 5 years, or cause stem breakage before then

Nectria spp.

- bright orange pycnidia around canker

- target-shaped canker

- saprophytic, weakly pathenogenic