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Spotting

Description:

White fuzz balls with pink dots wrapped on a tree branch. Noticed a small bug, looked like a beetle bored into some of the branches. I suspect that maybe this is a fungus resulting from the beetles but have never seen anything like it before.

Habitat:

In a stand of small trees lining a fence line. I did not observe this on any other tree.



2 Species ID Suggestions

Oak Apple Gall
Loxaulus maculipennis Oak apple


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JerryTruitt
Spotted by
JerryTruitt

Maryland, USA

Lat: 38.97, Long: -75.94

Spotted on Apr 19, 2012
Submitted on May 9, 2012

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