I have a question for all you tree experts. I live in Central NJ near the ocean. A customer asked me the other day about a few trees of hers. The maple trees seem to be losing some of there bark. I spread through out the trees there is a greenish/frosty color algea, mold? I am not to sure what it is. She is worried that the tree is dying and will fall on her house. It just got my curiousity and was wondering what it was. I told her she didn't have to worry. Was I right? Oh yea .....she was also curious about a growth on her tree. To best describe it...and I hope I don't offend anyone....is it looks like your lips on your face...like a side ways smile......or a woman's xxx.......you know. Just trying to describe it the best way I can think. Happy Holidays to All.