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Fly -- what's happening here?

Fly -- what's happening here?
Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
June 24, 2009
What is this fly coming out of or trapped in?

Moved
Moved from Flies.

Fungus victim?
You should wait for someone else to confirm, but it looks like this fly may be a victim of a pathogenic fungus. Please see this article for lots more photos and information.

 
Absolutely
I've added it to the article. I think this is the most bloated fungus-killed fly I've seen.

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