Observation 187322: Pleurotus (Fr.) P. Kumm.
When: 2014-11-04
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Hole in living hardwood, 8-9 feet up

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Your “living hardwood” is unlikely to stay that way.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-11-05 12:01:57 CST (-0600)

It is a Mountain ash tree, with red berries and compound leaves. Also found this growing at Adventist Hospital in Portland. It frequently fruits twice a year, and can be prolific, taking over an otherwise healthy tree is 3-5 years. It typically starts somewhere in the upper tree canopy, and works its way downward, especially following stress lines (as from windstorm damage, no easily seen).

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