minor point. Your expectation is not consistent with the observation that
there had previously been a ball of dirt. The dirt, containing the fine
roothairs would have come along with the tree. The waters then washed away
the dirt exposing the root hairs contained in dirt ball.
Question: what evidence do you have that the fine rootlets you saw were
originally OUTSIDE of the dirt ball? Only if the rootlets were outside of
the dirt ball is your expectation to be expected and a counter example to
you expectation a surprise.
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