Avocado Trees
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I have an avocado tree that has recently developed cracks in the trunk and strange mushroom like blooms coming out of it

Zone Delray Beach Florida. Zone 10b | Anonymous added on March 1, 2020 | Answered

The tree is growing mushroom like fu gus

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on March 2, 2020

Unfortunately, I think I see a couple of these shelf mushrooms on your tree that indicates avocado wood rot. This is a serious disease so you many want to contact your county extension agent for a definitive diagnosis. Here is more:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/avocado/how-to-treat-rotten-avocado-tree.htm

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