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Hi and hopefully someone can help advise me. I have looked at a large sycamore today with a number of cavities from previous wounds. The wood is growing really well to heal up the holes but water is getting in and most of the heartwood is rotten. I could push my metal probe through to the sapwood on the other side of the tree. There were around three cavities that had black rotten wood inside and the lowest was also oozing a brown sludge along with water that is collecting. I'm reading though my books but struggling to know whether this tree is likely to be safe. The main trunk is rotten inside but the growth as you can see around the cavities is really good. The canopy is nice and tight with very little dead wood and overall looks healthy. Any advice here would be much appreciated.