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sesame seeds on bed, floor (photos)

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  1. unagiboy

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    Posted 10 months ago
    Thu Dec 13 2018 0:56:08
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    Hi, been reading this blog today and appreciate any help identifying these - came home from 3 months abroad to find hard "sesame seeds" on my sheets and the floor around the bed. Mostly black, but a few lighter color. Zoom in and it looks like some have a mottled pattern.

    On closer inspection, perhaps one more on the curtain in a different room and a few along the baseboards in the hall.

    Photos link: https://imgur.com/a/vn5YTQk

  2. bed-bugscouk

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    Posted 10 months ago
    Thu Dec 13 2018 2:02:18
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    Hi,

    Interesting but not bed bug related.

    I would most likely need to see a sample in person and dissect it under the microscope to work out what it is. If you want to send some to the U.K. for analysis let me know.

    Hope that helps.

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    Posted 10 months ago
    Thu Dec 13 2018 7:40:26
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    These look a lot like chia seeds; it seems that someone in your house is a healthy eater!

    If so, the worst these things can do is increase the amount of antioxidants and healthy omega 3s in your bed

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    Posted 10 months ago
    Thu Dec 13 2018 11:14:55
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    lol. I was going to say they look like chia seeds. don't spray them with anything lol.

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    Posted 10 months ago
    Thu Dec 13 2018 11:16:54
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    Actually .... I take that back. If you want to test them to see if they are chia, then put one in a small glass bowl or jar, and drop ONE drop of water on it.

    If it gets a gelatinous membrane around it - 99% sure it's chia. Here's a close up image of them:

    https://goo.gl/images/dnzAro


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