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Please ID My Damp Basement Creature!

Posted by sem67 (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 13, 10 at 13:33

We had a water problem that went undetected for some time in our "about to be finished" basement. We found several of these "creatures" living on the damp carpet. The one in the picture is about 1 inch in diameter. They look like pasta! I never saw them move, and when I pick them up there is no movement.

Can anyone identify them? Please click on the link to see the pic.

Thanks!

Here is a link that might be useful: Creature 1


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RE: Please ID My Damp Basement Creature!

Here's another pic.

Here is a link that might be useful: Creature 2


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RE: Please ID My Damp Basement Creature!

Fungi.


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RE: Please ID My Damp Basement Creature!

Yep!


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RE: Please ID My Damp Basement Creature!

OK --those are really creepy pictures. They look like little mushrooms. How do you get rid of them?


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RE: Please ID My Damp Basement Creature!

Dry out the environment and they'll go away.


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