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    10 / 04 / 2014

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Found this on my driveway under a Hickory tree. It is about 1.5 inches in diameter. It looked kind of like a bloodshot eyeball. Cut it open it is firm with a red juice and small seed in the middle. Have never seen this before and have lived here over 20 years. Baffled


  • jake12121212 Master Identifier says:

    This must have been a good year for these red and golden balls. I had never seen anything like this before in my 60 years, before this year and yours is the third found in a totally separate area. I, too, thought that it had seeds inside but on closer inspection found they were small worms or grubs or larva about a (fourth the size of a hickory nut worm). Those that I found were all under oak trees. A gall I surmised . Would make a nice decoration on the Christmas tree!

    October 6th, 2014 at 9:32pm

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    Check oak apple galls.

    October 4th, 2014 at 4:16pm

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