Moisture Meter Use: Here the meter indicates over 25% moisture present and the structural lumber is visibly discolored due to wood decay fungi.

Moisture Meter: Elevated moisture levels can be detected during professional inspections through the use of a moisture meter as seen here.

Close up of fungal fruiting bodies on the surface of structural lumber.

Fungal Damaged Wood: Structural lumber damaged by wood decay fungi may appear discolored and soft when physically probed during an inspection. Often times a large probe can easily penetrate the damaged lumber as seen here.