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An ornamental cherry tree in my garden died a couple of years ago and for the last two autumns fungus has appeared along the dead roots and the bottom of the stump. This is not honey fungus because I have had it professionally checked.

Now there are orange coloured cankers appearing on the dead tree trunk - see attached photo.

Can anyone advise me what this might be?




Just part of the natural breakdown of the tree.

19 Nov, 2011


Agree with Moon grower, a fungus that feed from dead and decaying wood, not one that is responsible for the tree's demise

19 Nov, 2011


good old mother nature . not all fungas is bad . look at a full english for instance .

20 Nov, 2011


Thanks to all for the input.

20 Nov, 2011


your more than welcome charie .

21 Nov, 2011

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