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Robins Pin Cushion

On an early walk to the pool spotted this Robins Pin Cushion on the wild Rose bush,It is a gall caused by a Gall Wasp Diplolepis rosae In May the the female wasp lays eggs in the unopened bud of a rose bush, the larvae cause the bud to develope into this bright red moss like structure.

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