…they’re something far more interesting.
Ten points to the first person who identifies the orange balls. These were photographed inside a termite nest in southern Illinois last fall.
How about fungi/fungal balls?
Wow, you guys are fast!
3 vote for fungus. They look like the Fibularhizoctonia sclerotia reported by Matsuura et al. 2000.
I believe the official term is “Termite Balls”
I’ve seen those! See my photo here:
Okay, I missed the fungus answer. Hey, it’s early in the morning here.
Tell me now!
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