Section 14
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Studies in wood decay, TO. How long can wood-destroying fungi endure immersion in water?

Schmitz, H.; Kaufert, F.

Proc. Amer. Wood Pres. Ass 34: 83-87


Accession: 013512321

Trametes serialis, Lentinus lepideus, and Lenzites trabea growing in Norway pine sapwood blocks were found to survive immersion in water for over 38 weeks at 72 degrees F., whereas Polyporus anceps succumbed in 44 days under like conditions.

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