Origin: China, Korea, Japan
First finding in Slovenia: 2006
Pathways: transported by people with tree cutting tools. Secondary spreading by wind and insects
Possible to identify: year-round
Habitat: This fungal disease affects European ash (Fraxinus excelsior) and Narrow-leaved ash (F. angustifolia). Manna ash (F. ornus) is not affected.
Status in Slovenia: Widespread throughout Slovenia.
Similar species: Armillaria spp. Dying trees are often also affected by beetles including Leperesinus fraxini.
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