Brittle cinder

Basisdaten

brittle cinder (Kretzschmaria deusta)
  • brittle cinder (Kretzschmaria deusta)
  • brittle cinder (Kretzschmaria deusta)
  • brittle cinder (Kretzschmaria deusta)

Profile

scientific name: 
Kretzschmaria deusta
class: 
Sordariomycetes
family: 
Xylariaceae
genus: 
Kretzschmaria
kind: 
Kretzschmaria deusta
fruit bodies: 
January - December
attack course: 

Enters through root injuries and colonized root, trunk base and the lower trunk. Under loading the tree falls over. A very aggressive tree fungus.

website: 
www.tree-guide.com/
infested zone: 
root and trunk
recommendation: 

If the tree does not look vital, it should be inspected.