Wormy (Ambrosia) Maple

July 12, 2018

Similarly to figured, curly and spalted maple, Ambrosia is not a species, but a description of maple that has been infected by Ambrosia beetles.


They excavate tunnels in dead or stressed trees a release spores for the fungi in which it's co-dependent. The fungus attacks the plant tissue near the tunnels, which in-turn provides food for the beetle larvae.

 


This creates and interesting array of colors and designs. This log, which is currently air-drying on sticks is an exemplary design, just loaded with colors and designs.

 

This material will be ready to go appx Nov 2018.

 

 

 

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