Sunday, May 17, 2009

Adventure to Fox Lake Part III


Stacy (mama-om) said...

Hey, what is that in the last picture? We saw something just like on our walk in the woods last week, but I haven't had any luck figuring out just what it was yet.

I guess it was a cocoon of sorts, but I'm not sure.

bigbooty said...

They're the spindle galls from a kind of mite! I happened across a drawing of them on a maple leave just yesterday in one of my favorite lesson-type books, Hands-On Nature.