On Aug 22, 2006, sallyg from Anne Arundel,, MD (Zone 7b) wrote:
A big black beetle, over an inch long, with lengthwise grooves on the wings. Fairly common in well-rotted logs. Can be handled; I've never been pinched. Fun to show the kids!
On Jul 8, 2012, Gnat666 from Barnesville, GA wrote:
I have found rotten hardwood logs with dozens of larvae and several adults. I am keeping many of the grubs in captivity to see if I can get adults from them.