NS8180 : Blighted wood

taken 10 months ago, near to Dennyloanhead, Falkirk, Great Britain

Blighted wood
Blighted wood
This thin woodland, planted to shield the Whisky Bond Warehouse complex, is 'blighted' by the fungus Baudoinia Compniacensis - see LinkExternal link. The fungus thrives (only?) in ethanol rich (Angel's Share) environments and here, just in the lee of the huge warehouses, the sooty and granular fungus has blackened the trees. Further away, in the nearby housing estate, the fungus is beginning to take hold on the building's fabric, but is most noticeable on the amenity trees. The Bonded Warehouses (owned by drinks giant Diageo) can just be seen in the picture. See LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 December, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Suburb, Urban fringe  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Woodland, Forest  Industry  Air, Sky, Weather  Waste, Waste management 
Primary Subject of Photo
Woodland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8145 8001 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.9004N 3:54.1435W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8147 8002
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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