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white thing on hemlock

white thing on hemlock
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
July 4, 2011
I found this on the underside of a hemlock branch. Is it some kind of scale or a wooly adelgid?

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Thanks Ken. I never even saw the spider under the fungus.

I'm seeing eight legs...
...and I'm thinking we've got a spider with a problem:

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