Four days ago the Mister mowed the beachfront grass. I suggested to him that it would be OK to mow over the existing crop of mushrooms under the large Spruce tree. I already had my pictures.
This morning I was compelled to take more shots because they popped up again. (I knew they would.)
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|Do you see what I see?|
|I flipped it over (messy)|
|Yes, tiny maggots feasting!|
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Now I wonder about the maggots! What will they become?
Gnat Fly Larvae
Fungus GNAT! Mycetophilid larvae mostly feed on fleshy or woody fungi.
DID YOU KNOW?
The FDA allows 100 maggots for every 100 grams of canned mushrooms.
Canned mushrooms may have “over 20 or more maggots of any size per 100 grams of drained mushrooms and proportionate liquid” or “five or more maggots two millimeters or longer per 100 grams of drained mushrooms and proportionate liquid” or an “average of 75 mites” before provoking action by the F.D.A.
Oh my gosh! I didn't know that!!!