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1 hour ago, Tommy Hutchinson said:

Says it infrequently found? May be no one records it/looks for it?

Not one I see very often, but oddly enough I did come across one on a car park railing a couple of days ago. Literally parked right on top of it 😀

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I've only ever seen it on "processed" wood.

 

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it appears to be immune to some traditional wood preservatives and so becomes the dominant fungus involved in the decay of "treated" timber. 

 

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/240352151_Tolerance_of_wood_decay_fungi_to_commercial_copper_based_wood_preservatives

https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1057/palgrave.jba.2940035.pdf

 

Mike

 

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