Oak Gall (?) identification

Robin Leech robinl at NAIT.AB.CA
Thu Jun 25 20:37:31 CDT 1998

Try Dr Joe Shorthouse, Chairman
    Dept Biological Sciences
    Laurentian University
    Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

Sorry, I have no phone or e-mail address for him.

Robin Leech

On Wed, 24 Jun 1998, Hugh Wilson wrote:

> Hello.  Wondering if anyone out there could help with identification
> of the organism linked to small (ca. 2mm wide), reddish, star-like
> structures that we just discovered on leaves of our only specimen of
> Quercus lacyei (Lacey's Oak - from Bandera County, Texas)?  Am
> assuming that they are some sort of gall, but they could be fungal -
> look a bit like an opened  'earth star'.  Photos are at:
> http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/hdwimages2/unknown.htm
> Thanks.
> Hugh D. Wilson
> Texas A&M University - Biology
> h-wilson at tamu.edu (409-845-3354)
> http://www.isc.tamu.edu/~hugh/homepage.html

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