Observation 7591: Oligoporus amarus (Hedgc.) Gilb. & Ryvarden
When: 2008-05-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Brown cubical pocket rot on fence boards of incense cedar (Libocedrus decurrens). Pocket rot, also known as pecky cedar, is caused by Oligoporus amarus in old growth trees, usually over 200 years old.

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once upon a time, it was all old growth…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-06-13 11:43:05 CDT (-0500)

This was also no doubt a very old fence. Can’t change the past, can only work to better the future…

old growth
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2008-06-13 11:33:15 CDT (-0500)

I wish I could catch the bastards that cut down old growth trees. Should be a crime. Interesting that evidence of their legal yet highly immoral misdeeds shows up on a fence post.

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