What is this? – January 2012

Walking past a thick, and dead, old Scots Pine these eggs – are they eggs? – shone out even in the mediocre light.

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I assume these will be fine pickings for a tree creeper or other woodland bird.

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One Response to “What is this? – January 2012”

  1. Phil says:

    Eggs? Maybe not! See HERE for possibly relevant discussion of these things being slime mold fruiting bodies – not eggs of any sort.

    They just about match some internet photos of Leucocarpus fragilis.


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