A Baseball Without Its Cover?
I found this buried more than a foot deep on the side of my yard while digging a trench a few weeks ago. What is it? It came out of the ground a muddy, mushy, fibrous mass about the size of a baseball. After it dried, I cut it in half with a hacksaw, and found that the string-wrapped outside covers a solid core. It predates my wife moving to this house about 20 years ago, and it is likely at least as old as the house -- more than 50 years old.
If you have an idea of what this might be, please let me know.