Wet rot is a term used to cover infestations other than Dry Rot
Coniophora puteana (Cellar Fungus) one of the many wet rots can still be a cause of structural problems in buildings and should be dealt with to prevent deterioration.
Wet rot decay is normally restricted to excessively damp timber and can be easily mistaken for dry rot in certain circumstances. Expert advice is, therefore, necessary to determine the precise form of attack. Treatment may sometimes only necessitate the replacement of unsound timber and possibly the application of a fungicide to the replacement and adjoining timbers.
The damp condition that has caused the infection must be eliminated at the same time