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Fungal Gall

Observed: 8th November 2011 By: RefugeeRefugee’s reputation in Fungi and LichensRefugee’s reputation in Fungi and LichensRefugee’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Crown Gall
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Description:

Unusual to see a fungal gall on Sweet Chestnut. I am going to go for Crown Gall on this one. The light was dreadful so the color of the alga on it looks a little odd. It is still growing indicated by the new bark in the fissures in the old bark.

Identifications

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    Likely ID
    Crown Gall (Agrobacterium tumefaciens)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.