Oh, Canada

Montreal’s maples were frequently spotted like this. I think it’s a tar spot fungus in the Rhytisma genus, mostly harmless but cosmetically challenging.

2 Responses to “Oh, Canada”

  1. 1 tkoutloud December 2, 2011 at 1:01 am

    Norway maple, invasive. I believe Canada’s flag has a red maple, no? Could be sugar, but the flag’s maple is literally red…

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