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Harold H. Burdsall, Jr. Ph.D.

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Laetiporous sulphureus

bullet Identify and evaluate the potential hazards of yard trees, park trees or other trees which might be a danger to the public or to nearby buildings.

bullet Evaluate decay and isolate causal agents in suspect trees.

bullet Recommend remediation measures.

 

Brown butt-rot

Broken tree trunk

Increment core sampling

Red oak broken off at
base due to brown
heart rot

White oak trunk broken off
due to brown heart rot

Increment core used to sample
for internal wood decay

 

Phellinus tremulae

Phellinus robiniae

Root-rot

Fungal conks - the outer sign of substantial heart rot

Fallen white oak due to brown root rot

 

Cactus on car

Arizona postcard gives a new appreciation of "hazard tree"! Might have been caused by a root-rot fungus known to be associated with the saguaro cactus.
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