>>I was hiking on a downslope of Mt Higby in CT last weekend and came
>>couple of strange looking items.
>>The item has the size and feel of a ripe, green grape. It has spots -
>>brown or purple. The little piece of stem attached was woody. Inside,
>>of finding fruit substance, there was a small pithy core about the
>size of a
>>match head and it was held in place by numerous filaments extending
>out to the
>>interior walls of this 'grape'.
My guess would be some sort of funky insect gall...