Growth on oak root

Growth on oak root

Observation - Growth on oak root - UK and Ireland. Description: This is a hard woody growth appears to be growing out of an oak tree root that is close to the soil

This is a hard woody growth appears to be growing out of an oak tree root that is close to the soil surface. It feels almost spiked and is about the size of a ping pong ball. The second picture taken a couple of weeks later showing it having been eaten by something.