I believe these were puffballs.
Aphids on milkweed watched over by a ladybird larvae.
large shelf fungus with dusted with rusty powder (spores?)
sponge-like fungus at the base of an oak tree.
Two individuals are represented in this observation, found in the same microhabitat: images 2 and 3 are the same individual.
Funnel webs were everywhere along the roads and trails.