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Cherry Galls

Cherry Gall - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Cherries on an Oak

There are Cherry Galls,¬†Cynips quercusfolii, on this fallen Oak leaf. Inside each are tiny wasp larvae, protected by the Oak’s reaction to …

Bridford Woods - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Cherries growing on Oak trees

There are Cherry Galls, Cynips quercusfolii, on the fallen Oak leaves here in Bridford Wood. They are the tree’s defensive reaction to …