What is wrong with this pinecone?

What is wrong with this pinecone?

Observation - What is wrong with this pinecone? - UK and Ireland. Description: I found this pinecone a couple of years ago (I can't remember the exact date) in a small patch of pine trees overhanging a garden. I thought it might dry out and change but it didn't and I'm wondering why it is shaped like it is as I've not seen another o

I found this pinecone a couple of years ago (I can't remember the exact date) in a small patch of pine trees overhanging a garden. I thought it might dry out and change but it didn't and I'm wondering why it is shaped like it is as I've not seen another one like it, does anyone know why it is all puffed out like this?