7/21/2010 The Mystery Deepens

I picked up the mystery seed/fruit/nut from the yard and got some more pictures. It was suggested that it was probably a walnut but I don't know after this.

Some measurements. These were a little bit of a challenge. You'll see why.

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This is after I cut into it a little. It smells like a peach inside, which is odd.

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From 7-2010

From 7-2010

It's hard to cut and has a very hard center, like a pit. It smells like a peach when you cut it open. I still don't really know what it is but Trudy is convinced it was the latest cat toy in the house. She meowed angrily when I wouldn't let her bat it around very much.

EDIT: We figured it out! It's a pignut hickory. I didn't have any hickory trees around our house when I was growing up so I wasn't familiar with them.


Ginger July 21, 2010 at 9:04 PM  

Awwww nawww, that ain't no walnut!! It looks like bread pudding in there!! That's weird, man.

Ami July 21, 2010 at 9:10 PM  

It's a bread pudding nut!! :D It's a peach bread pudding nut? It's an alien and we killed him?

Anonymous July 22, 2010 at 9:38 AM  

Well, send this picture to your extension office and see what they say or send it to Georgia outdoors and ssk them. Sorry, I don't have a clue.

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