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MERIPILUS GIGANTEUS . Fagus sylvatica with indications of extensive  severe root decay caused by giant polypore . Fruit bodies at stem base and in foreground and on left of picture  ( at red marker ) up to 7 foot from stem base . Crown of tree showing no great reduction in density of foilage despite certain severe root killing and decay . Location: Crondall , Surrey , England .

Reference: 29931

MERIPILUS GIGANTEUS . Fagus sylvatica with indications of extensive severe root decay caused by giant polypore . Fruit bodies at stem base and in foreground and on left of picture ( at red marker ) up to 7 foot from stem base . Crown of tree showing no great reduction in density of foilage despite certain severe root killing and decay . Location: Crondall , Surrey , England .


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