Inside of the broken limb, showing the decay that entered.

Inside the tree limb

Inside of the broken limb, showing the decay that entered.

The decayed hole where a limb was removed. The wood-destroying fungi caused the tree to break.

A hole in a tree

The decayed hole where a limb was removed. The wood-destroying fungi caused the tree to break.

A long stub left in pruning. The wound cannot heal. The tape shows how far the trunk is hollow. The tree will soon blow over.

Stub of a limb of a tree

A long stub left in pruning. The wound cannot heal. The tape shows how far the trunk is hollow. The…