Shaggy Scalycap (Pholiota squarrosa)
Fruiting bodies: September - November
Area of infection: roots and trunk baseWood
decomposition: white rot
Comment: This is often confused with honey fungus.
Effect: Weak parasite - Vessels become interrupted
- thinning of the crest and flaking of the bark - dying of the tree.
Recommendation: Tree should be evaluated.