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Fishfly larva with fungus?

Fishfly larva with fungus?
Framingham, middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
April 19, 2019

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Fishfly larva with fungus? Fishfly larva with fungus?

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yes fishfly larva
the feathery things are its gills

 
Thank you. So why don't I se
Thank you. So why don't I see these feathery things on the other fishfly larvae I have seen?

 
they can retract the gills
so usually only extend them this much when the oxygen supplies are really depleted (in my experience at least)

 
So neat. Thanks much for the
So neat. Thanks much for the info.

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