Taxonomy: Pseudoparasites and Artifacts
Animal: Australian bee pollen1 17.jpg
Sites: Gut
Australian bee pollen. Can be mistaken for a Trichuris egg Trichuris egg (unembryonated, bile stained, thick shelled egg 50-54 microns x 20-23 microns with mucoid plugs at each end) but only 45 microns long and tend to be asymetrical and lack the internal structure of a parasite. They are often seen in people taking the Australian bee pollen diet supplement.

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