Felling a Diseased Beech Tree
This tree in Nottingham was in a prominent position but badly diseased
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Brittle Cinder Fungus (Kretzschmaria deusta) had infiltrated this tree right down to the roots. It makes the roots brittle and the tree vulnerable to simply falling down. The fungus basically consumes the timber. It appears at first as white patches but as it matures it blend in with the bark, making it hard to spot. It's usually found around the base of broadleaf trees.
In this case we took all necessary precautions before being able to scale and safely reduce and then fell the tree.
If you suspect you have a diseased tree, it's worth calling us in to get it checked out before it causes damage. Get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable team of tree surgeons...