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Worms Coming From Tile Cracks Might be Earthworms

A reader sent us photographs of some long worms he found crawling between the cracks on his tile floor. We believe he is dealing with earthworms, and he might need to caulk his tile floor in order to get rid of these organisms. Continue reading [...]

Worm Living in Toilet Probably an Earthworm

A reader sent us some photos of a mysterious worm that has been popping up around his home. We are confident that the worm in question is an earthworm. Continue reading [...]

Worms in Shower are Earthworms

One of our readers has been finding worms in her bathroom over the course of a few months. We are confident these worms are earthworms, which are not dangerous or harmful! Continue reading [...]

Common Worms in Toilets That Aren’t Parasitic

A reader asked us if the organism he found in his toilet came from his body or if it was already living in the toilet. Since there wasn't a photo or a description, we can't answer our reader's question. However, we have described three common specimens that are found in toilets, and our reader might be dealing with one of them Continue reading [...]

The Perfect Temperature for an Earthworm

One of our readers reached out to us with this question: Do earthworms have a temperate gland? To answer this question, we will dedicate this article to exploring the ideal environment for an earthworm and discussing how an earthworm regulates its temperature. Continue reading [...]

Worm Discovered Inside Doughnut Bag

A reader sent us a few photographs of a worm he found in a bag of donuts. We aren't sure what the specimen is, but we are confident that it isn't parasitic. Continue reading [...]
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