what is this worm???

Hi.
I am about once a month finding a tiny wormlike thing that is white and moves its head. That's all it does. I've found them inside logs, even on *me* this morning! It's kind of gross and it would be nice to know what it is. It's about an inch long and maybe half a mm thick. Really tiny, but still easily visible. If you want me to ad a photo, tell me in the comments. Thanks in advance!!


Thanks for the sarcasm.


Picture of what is this worm???
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Vyger2 years ago
rickharris2 years ago

I think a good photo would be useful. Also where in the worl are you. What is common here in the Uk isn't elsewhere.

www139 (author)  rickharris2 years ago

I would believe you... if it didn't move...against the wind!!!!!! xD

Kiteman www1392 years ago

If it has been recently stretched, or humidity is changing, natural fibres (such as cotton) can move in odd ways.

www139 (author)  rickharris2 years ago

Yeah. I live in california USA. I'll get a good photo. Thanks for the input. :)

I think I said good - that means in focus. What you show looks like a fibre rather than a living thing.

Your so lucky! thats the lava of the rare and endangered pacific northwest tree octopus. where did you find it?

You can report your sighting here

http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/

Tee hee hee !

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morgellons

iceng2 years ago

If .... its not a thread .... I would really be grossed ***out of my mind*** and rapidly see a medical doctor, a biologist with a microscope and review my personal habits !

sixsmith2 years ago

I have no idea.
there are two or thee options for finding out locally. First, and most reliable, take a specimen or two to a local university and visit the biology department, second visit the local USDA extension office (I don't know how common they are out west), and third, take it by a local community college if there isn't a university near by.