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Spotting

Description:

This was growing all over the leaves of a pear tree.

Habitat:

In a tree growing in a moist, shaded area. The grass surrounding was thick and obviously not receiving much sunlight either. White mold was growing in places on it.

Notes:

Pictures taken with an iPhone 5. Didn't realize my caucasian hands were absolutely glowing until later.

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1 Comment

Machi
Machi 4 years ago

Looks like galls made by a midge or a wasp. They lay their eggs and induce the plant to make the gall around the young. We usually classify these as arthropods on Project Noah. Cool find!

blanket-shrouded
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Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 22, 2017
Submitted on Apr 22, 2017

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