Observation 46610: Tyromyces amarus (Hedgc.) J. Lowe,

When: 2010-06-10

Collection location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Pocket rot, also known as pecky cedar, is caused by Oligoporus amarus in old growth trees of incense cedar (Libocedrus decurrens)

The conk is an soft annual that is eaten by insects and becomes destroyed in a short time.

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Used references: Bega, R. V. 1978. Diseases of Pacific Coast Conifers. Agriculture Handbook No. 521. U. S. Gov’t. Printing Office, Washington D. C. 206p.
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