Tree growing out of the of side of another tree

Asked October 6, 2019, 9:32 PM EDT

Hello! We have a tree that is growing out of the truck part of another tree. Completely different bark, completely different leaves. So far, anyone that has seen this is baffled. Does anyone have any ideas? Hoping we could save the ‘base’ tree. I can email pictures - site isn’t allowing me to upload pictures

Oakland County Michigan

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