Blue Sap?

Jostnix jostnix at
Sun Jan 25 08:40:06 EST 1998

In article <6aedas$n7$1 at>, TREEFARMER at

>Anybody know what causes blue sap from a prior years pruning in White

Blue kinda sounds fungal.  To some of our resident mycologists - can fungi
thrive in pine sap?

I know that "blue stain" is a fungi that enters southern yellow pine logs when
conditions are right.  It is not a problem structurally but does decrease
lumber grade.

Steve Nix
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