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BACTERIAL WETWOOD . Slime flux issuing from an imperfectly callused fissure in the trunk of an English oak , the flux  fissure is the result of bacterial wetwood infection of the xylem . Note absence of algae from the flux - affected bark . Location:  Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .

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BACTERIAL WETWOOD . Slime flux issuing from an imperfectly callused fissure in the trunk of an English oak , the flux fissure is the result of bacterial wetwood infection of the xylem . Note absence of algae from the flux - affected bark . Location: Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .


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