Observation 144821: Cynipidae
When: 2013-09-07

Notes: Plant pathogen: shape reminiscent of asco, reddish when young becoming brown, circling small branches at top and on lower branches of recently planted oak tree.

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Recognized by sight: On neighbors oak tree
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Recognized by sight: An oak gall
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Hey Martin
By: Byrain
2014-10-23 23:29:13 CDT (-0400)

Can you post these on bugguide.net? :)

I am near useless with galls outside of CA…

Thanks Alan
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-09-08 14:07:06 CDT (-0400)

My neighbor is now chillin’, having imagined the worst, that this was somehow a systemic fungus about to kill her tree. We will treat by removing the galls or ignoring them.

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