Originally Posted by Smallaxe
We have a bug that lives under the bark chewing up the cambium that kills the tree from the top down... Your fungus may not be the CAUSE of the dead wood ,,, but likely is the AFTERMATH of deadwood... I forget the name of the bug right now, but a systemic soil drench has taken care of it for our trees...
Honestly, what do you know about trees, insects & diseases in Texas?