Answer: You're right, the daddy-long-legs are from the order Opiliones. I understand your fear of them, because as children my brother and I found daddy-long-legs in the basement and chased our older sister with them. She was afraid of them and it was our way of retaliating because she was "in charge" when my parents were gone!
Perhaps it would help if you could try to change your view of them from frightening to beneficial, as the daddy-long-legs are not injuring your plants. They are actually doing you a service by eating flies, aphids and leafhoppers, all pests that can do damage in your garden. You could also spray the bushes with water from the hose to knock off their webs. You may have to do this fairly regularly to keep them under control. I wouldn't recommend spraying anything stronger on your berries. I hope this information helps. Thanks for writing!
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