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This is done to help prevent secondary infections of bacteria or fungi that may occur after the growing point sustains cold damage.
The key to the remarkable material is Tricoderma reesei, a fungus first isolated in the Solomon Islands during World War II when it was found in rotting U.S. Army equipment.
The fungus can stay dormant for months or years, consuming virtually no nutrients.
Scientists believe the fungus is a leading cause of the decline of native amphibian populations all over the world and responsible for the extinction of over 100 species since the 1970s.
Kansas City Country Club uses them — on the advice of the United States Golf Association — to fight fungus and otherwise maintain those putting surfaces during the hot, muggy months of the year.
Below, the biggest mushrooms in beauty and wellness, and where to find them: Tremella also known as snow fungus, silver ear, or witch’s butter, looks like a loofah, feels like jelly, and grows on the side of trees.
The leaf loss also helps the trees shed foliage that is often infected with a rust fungus.
Robert Scheer/IndyStar Wreaths containing boxwood cuttings infected with a fungus deadly to common shrubs have made their way to Indiana, all the way from North Carolina.
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