The seed of a Cycad. From Wikipedia:Cycads are seed plants whose fossils are first found in the early Permian period. They were very common in the Mesozoic era, the age of the dinosaurs, and are still living, but are now much less common.
V2 - a Stag horn plant - I do not know their real name They get their sustenance from the air.
Thank you so much to Isabel and Alex for gracing my Pincushion with their UA's - and also to all who took the time to vote and comment !!
Heavy rains and snow is predicted for us for the next few days - bye bye Spring, hello winter