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Larvae from Russula's sp. mushroom
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Posted on 13-11-2021 13:22

Location: Paris area, France
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Hi everybody,

Here's a larvae from a mushroom (Russula sp.) : is it possible to guess its family name ? Or even more ?

Thanks in advance ! Smile

4,5 mm, Sénart's forest, 30 km south east from Paris center, France, today.
pat_der2003 attached the following image:

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Posted on 13-11-2021 14:25

Location: Paris area, France
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And a short video to see the way they crawl :
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Posted on 13-11-2021 17:25

Location: Paris area, France
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My apologies, the one above is a dry dead one ... not easy to identify I assume ... Here's a not yet died larvae ... but quite dead yet :
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Posted on 14-11-2021 12:49

Location: Paris area, France
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I had a look at this post and it seems to be quite the same ... Could it be Sciaridae ?

One mushroom produced approximatively 60 to 80 larva ...
Edited by pat_der2003 on 14-11-2021 12:50
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