these acorns were from an oak i grew from acorn
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Looks like you have a sample of Quercus robur. The first picture shows knopper galls on the acorns - gall wasp Andricus quercuscalicia. The second picture shows oak marble galls - Andricus kollari. Both are asexual generations.
Oak Apples are huge and soon dry and falll to the ground
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I was going to point out the Knopper Galls and Marble Galls but was beaten to it - and I wouldn't have known the names of the wasps anyway. There's more about galls on http://www.uksafari.com/galls4.htm and even a British Gall Society http://www.british-galls.org.uk/
Just to be absolutely correct the knopper gall's name is Andricus quercuscalicis, not quercuscalicia.
Oops! A typographical error.
Thanks for pointing this out Peter.
I agree with this ID - this is the 'pedunculate' oak: acorn on a stalk; leaf direct on the twig. Sessile oak (quercus petrea) is the other way round.
thank you all for the comments, i have learnt much from all of your comments
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