Why Oak Tree disease??
Eye oak tree has weird white cotton ball looking things attached to branches. Husband said they look light toasted marshmallows. Photos show it.
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How interesting! This is not something I had seen before so a little research show this is a Wool-Sower Gall.
It should not be an issue, but worth watching.
This link has more information.
It may also be of interest to your County Extension Office.