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St-Bruno, Montérégie County, Quebec, Canada
July 12, 2011
Size: 3 µm
I've found this very little fungi(around 3 µm) on an antennal seta of an Isopoda (Trichoniscus pusillus). It is the second time I encounter such thing; the first time was on a setae of a ground beetle. I first though it was an egg, but this time I was able to get a pretty good view and I know think it is very small fungi (most likely trichomycetes), but I'm still unsure.

Same thing on a ground beetle:

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Fungi? Fuungi? Fungi?