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whats this thing that was in my broccoli?

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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. re: Kris in Beijing

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

      1. re: xclusiv

        Did it have a Crunchy outer shell?

        I'm better larvae.

        1. 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.