white fungus on maple tree

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  1. Martha

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    is white fan fungus on top of japanes maple tree.Need to know what to do about it ! thank you.
     
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    Yeah its probably lichen but here are two picture attachments you guys can look at to make sure. Thanks.
     

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    maf Generous Contributor Maple Society 10 Years

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    Looks more like fungus. In the first photo it is growing on a dead branch, possibly in the other photo likewise. A good first step would to be to remove all dead wood and see how that affects the situation.
     
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    Definitely fungus!
     

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