Observation 24349: Fungi Bartl.

When: 2009-08-15

Collection location: Sebastopol, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

A large oak tree fell down yesterday near our home and there was zero wind! The portion of it that was still standing shows the tell-tale dripping, oozing wound of sudden oak death.

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Not Phytophthora
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2009-09-13 20:22:57 +03 (+0300)

A Sonoma County ag official came out and looked at the tree. She concluded it is NOT Phytophthora.

So sorry
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-08-16 03:38:24 +03 (+0300)

you were able to find this. It is suspected this may be an Asian fungus introduced to the US from ornamental plants. Sad.

Created: 2009-08-16 01:42:53 03 (0300)
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