Identification: Help to id this fugus.

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  1. Marion Bradshaw

    Marion Bradshaw New Member

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    We found this today on our maple. Please help we love the tree. We do not want to lose it!
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    wcutler Renowned Contributor Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    Lets see if I did this right?
     

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    vitog Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, I can't identify this fungus, but it appears to be one of the crustose fungi, which are typically wood-rotting. If this is growing on the main trunk of the tree, it is probably impossible to save it. Pictures of the entire extent of the crusts would be helpful.
     

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