wet rot


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wet rot

n
1. (Building) a state of decay in timber caused by various fungi, esp Coniophora puteana. The hyphal strands of the fungus are seldom visible and affected timber turns dark brown
2. (Plant Pathology) any of the fungi causing this decay
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Thus far my sense of sight; while dry rot and wet rot and all the silent rots that rot in neglected roof and cellar - rot of rat and mouse and bug and coaching-stables near at hand besides - addressed themselves faintly to my sense of smell, and moaned, "Try Barnard's Mixture.
But it actually stretched further than we thought so the whole building has been cleared of mould, damp, dry and wet rot.
MOST of us have heard of dry rot or wet rot and that's because timber decay is one of the most common building defects in a home.
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In April The Wheatsheaf Players, who perform at the Co-operative Theatre, in Watersmeet Road, Coventry, revealed that wet rot in the stage had got so bad that part of it was too dangerous to use.
The house is under attack from wet rot, dry rot, the roof and all 149 windows need repair.
The building - which was rebuilt between 1815 and 1820 and was used as a convent school from 1946 until 1989 - had been empty for two years and was riddled with problems including dry rot, wet rot, mould and woodworm.
It didn't end there, with the discovery that the house also had woodworm, boring weevils (they only ever want to talk about wood, apparently), wet rot fungus and, pretty much the unbeatable card in a game of 'Things You Don't Want To Find In Your Floor Boards' Top Trumps, the death watch beetle.
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