Aspen Trees of the Eastern Sierra | Photo Credit: Sherby Sanborn
Baines Baobab, Adansonia digitata, Nxai Pan National Park Botswana | Photo Credit: Sherby Sanborn
Boojum Tree, Fouquiria columnaris, Native to Baja California and related to our Ocotillo. Grows to a height of 80 feet.
Coast Live Oak with a completely hollow trunk. Amazing how the thin trunk holds up the crown. | Photo Credit: Sherby Sanborn
Ganoderma Fungus also called artist fungus growing from a branch cut on a coast live oak. | Photo Credit: Sherby Sanborn
Trunk and butt rot caused by Ganoderma Fungus on Coast Live Oak. | Photo Credit: Sherby Sanborn
Armillaria Melle causes Armillaria root rot in many plant species and produces mushrooms around the base of trees it has infected.
The fruit body or mushroom grows typically on hardwoods but may be found around other living and dead wood or in open areas. | Photo Credit:Sherby Sanborn
Decay fungi destroy the tree's internal supportive or structural components—its cellulose and hemicellulose and sometimes its lignin. | Photo Credit: Sherby Sanborn
The Velvet Top Fungus affects Douglas fir trees, particularly those that have survived wildland fires. A root rot fungus that can cause unexpected failures of large fir trees. | Photo Credit: Sherby Sanborn