Big scary spider

Asked June 2, 2020, 1:08 PM EDT

I live in baltimore County and found this monster in my garden! Can you identify it for me? Please. And thank you!

Baltimore County Maryland

4 Responses

This looks like a wolf spider. The spider is not poisonous and beneficial. It is a good predator and feeds on many pest insects.
https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/predatory-spiders

Marian

Thank you Marian! I appreciate your expertise and prompt reply. Be safe!

Thank you Marian! I appreciate your expertise and prompt reply. Be safe!