This is bed bug fecal left by the bed bug on the way to or from a blood meal. It smears like charcoal when lightly brushed with the fingertip and retains the dark colour when a damp cotton swab is swiped across their surface. Bed bug poop is most often encountered outside harbourage areas.
Bed bug feces is smooth to the touch unlike roach feces, which is more granular in feel. The fecal matter is easy to smear and can quickly stain mattresses, sheets, drapes, furniture, sofas and chairs. Below are some bed bug feces pictures. Below: (Bed bugs and their feces inside a television stand)
Almost definitely not bed bug feces. Bed bug feces usually sticks to the surface it's dropped on and smears when rubbed with water and for the most part don't easily come off. I think buggedmama is going the right way with this. Probably something being tracked in my your feet or by other methods.
Adult bed bugs are usually a shiny, rusty red color. Juveniles are often a translucent tan color. Some bed bugs may even have darker spots on their backs. Keep an eye out for more bugs, but most likely what you saw was not a bed bug.
Bed bug eggs are translucent to pearly white in color and when first laid, are coated in a shiny film to help them stick to surfaces. Bed bug eggs are shaped like a grain of rice and very, very
F. BED BUG DROOPPINGS/POOP. Bed bug fecal matter is usually dark in color and made up of digested blood from their host. Bed bug feces are smooth to the touch unlike roach feces, which is much more granular in feel. The fecal matter is easy to spread and can quickly stain mattresses, drapes, sheets, furniture, sofas and chairs.