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whats this thing that was in my broccoli?

xclusiv Apr 14, 2013 07:51 PM

hey i saw this black seed looking thing in my broccoli i picked it up and it didnt apear to be moving i split it open and this puss come out of it. pretty shocking what is it?

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  1. Kris in Beijing RE: xclusiv Apr 14, 2013 08:01 PM

    Anything here?


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    1. re: Kris in Beijing
      xclusiv RE: Kris in Beijing Apr 14, 2013 08:18 PM

      not that i can see perhaps, its an egg of some sort

      1. re: xclusiv
        Kris in Beijing RE: xclusiv Apr 14, 2013 08:28 PM

        Did it have a Crunchy outer shell?

        I'm better larvae.

    2. ipsedixit RE: xclusiv Apr 14, 2013 08:30 PM


      1. paulj RE: xclusiv Apr 14, 2013 08:33 PM

        bonus protein

        1. jmcarthur8 RE: xclusiv Apr 14, 2013 08:36 PM

          It could simply be a pupating insect. The liquid innards are what used to be a caterpillar and would have potentially been a moth or butterfly or some other critter.
          I find the whole process fascinating.

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