Oak galls are formed when an oak gall wasp lays her eggs in the central vein of an oak leaf. The leaf develops a growth, which is what you see in this image. The growth dies when the larvae mature and the wasps leave.
Digital photography printed on metal in a floating metal frame. by Stephanie Elkort
From Stephanie Elkort My pieces show nature changed by time, or by insects, and the result is an equally beautiful, transformed version of the original.