Penguin Droppings

By gen2

Robin's Pincushion

About a month ago another blipper posted one of these saying it was new to him. I replied saying that I saw them almost every year on my photographic excursions.
This is the first one I have seen since then.

According to Wikipedia:
The rose bedeguar gall, Robin's pincushion gall, or moss gall develops as a chemically induced distortion of an unopened leaf axillary or terminal buds, mostly on wild rose shrubs, caused by the parthenogenetic hymenopteran gall wasp (Diplolepis rosae).

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