Niwaki was asked to visit a property in Davidson NC today to review the condition of several aging oak trees. During our inspection we found fungal conks growing at the base of this large oak. This fungus indicates that the tree’s base is beginning to decay. This tree has experienced prolonged stress, possibly from drought conditions, canker worm damage, or other urban invaders. Due to the size of the tree and its close proximity to the house, Niwaki suggests to remove the tree as soon as possible. Niwaki Tree and Shrub care has ISA certified arborists on staff to diagnose the health of your trees. If you find mushrooms or fungal growth growing around the base of your trees, call Niwaki today at 704-980-9516.