Icon
Photos / Sounds
Observer
Place
Actions

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 05:22 PM PDT

Description

Also known as brown jelly fungus. Found on dead deciduous wood or branches. Lightly packed, clusters of leaf-like flattened lobes. Quite fragile and gelatinous. Cinnamon brown to purplish brown in color, stemless. Arising from a mass of tissue.

Photos / Sounds

What

Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 05:12 PM PDT

Description

Also known as yellow brain fungus. Common jelly fungus found on dead or fallen branches. Looks greasy when wet and appears to be somewhat transparent. Widespread in temperate or tropical forests. Edible.

Photos / Sounds

What

British Soldier Lichen Cladonia cristatella

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 05:11 PM PDT

Description

Cylindrical, blunt-tipped. Red-capped and relatively small. Grey-green stalks. Widespread and very common but often overlooked as it grows in damp stumps and tree bases.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 04:46 PM PDT

Description

Sponge consistency.

Fungi

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 04:42 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific yew Taxus brevifolia

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 04:30 PM PDT

Description

Native conifer species. Irregular, needle-leaved. Shaded, wet soil conditions.

Photos / Sounds

What

deer fern Blechnum spicant

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 04:20 PM PDT

Description

Ripirian fern. Diamond shape leaves. Symmetrical. Shade loving and grows in wet conditions.

Fungi

Photos / Sounds

What

Lichen Kingdom Fungi

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 04:13 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Cleavers Galium aparine

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 02:23 PM PDT

Description

Coarse texture. Vine-like.

Fungi

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 02:21 PM PDT

Description

Transluscent.

Photos / Sounds

What

Morel Morchella esculenta

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 02:10 PM PDT

Description

Folded wrinkled top. Lighter brown stalk, darker brown cap. Wet soil conditions.

Photos / Sounds

What

Carpenter Ants Genus Camponotus

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 01:57 PM PDT

Description

Red heads and black bodies. Rather large. Inhabits wet soil conditions. Very large colony.

Photos / Sounds

What

western sweet coltsfoot Petasites frigidus ssp. palmatus

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 01:39 PM PDT

Description

Grows in wet, muddy soil conditions. Thick, short stalk. Flowering plant. Leaves have white backing. Perennial ground cover. Sun to shaded areas.

Photos / Sounds

What

western swordfern Polystichum munitum

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 01:36 PM PDT

Description

Symmetrical leaves. Abundant. Moist forest at low to middle elevations.

Photos / Sounds

What

Brambles Genus Rubus

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 01:32 PM PDT

Description

Thorny.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western hemlock Tsuga heterophylla

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 01:14 PM PDT

Description

Many overlapping needles, foliage has a feather-like quality. Native to PNW. Dense canopy structure when mature, slow growing. Does best in shady, deep, rich soils. Moist to wet soil.

Photos / Sounds

What

red alder Alnus rubra

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 01:11 PM PDT

Description

Catkins. Deciduous, succession species. Smaller leaves provide filtered light, nitrogen fixers. Dry to wet soil conditions. Speckled bark.

Photos / Sounds

What

western white pine Pinus monticola

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 01:03 PM PDT

Description

Coniferous. Symmetrical branches. Pine cones and five needle leaves. Thin-needled foliage, light blue-green in appearance. Very talk and grand. Bark is greyish-green with deep vertical fissures, small rectangular scaly plates. "moniticola" means "inhabiting forests."

Photos / Sounds

What

Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 12:08 PM PDT

Description

Invasive, flowering shrub commonly found in PNW. Highly-aggressive, dense. Stalk-like. Abundant. Pods. Nitrogen fixers. Loosely-branches with green, slender, ribbed branches. Small, simple leaves. Bright yellow flowers when in bloom.

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-flowering currant Ribes sanguineum

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 12:05 PM PDT

Description

Deciduous, native shrub. 3 lobe leaf structure. Pink and red flowers. Does best in open forests.

Fungi

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lichen Kingdom Fungi

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 12:03 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific Madrone Arbutus menziesii

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 12:01 PM PDT

Description

Broadleef Evergreen tree with which orange-red bark that when mature peels away in thin sheets. Fruits red berries. Long lived species.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 11:58 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 11:57 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

usnea lichenoconium lichen Lichenoconium usneae

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 11:54 AM PDT

Description

Located globally. Folios/fruiticos. Soft to the touch.

Photos / Sounds

What

red huckleberry Vaccinium parvifolium

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 11:51 AM PDT

Description

Deciduous shrub. Dry to moist soils, part shade to shady. Small white to pink flowers followed by edible, red berries.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

salal Gaultheria shallon

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 11:50 AM PDT

Description

Evergreen shrub. Abundant, dense and fruits berries in the fall. Very adaptive and will grow in most soil conditions. Usually found in the forest understory in shaded to sunny, dry to moist soils.

Photos / Sounds

What

osoberry Oemleria cerasiformis

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 11:46 AM PDT

Description

Deciduous shrub. Blooms white flowers in late winter, early spring. Yellow to purple fruit. Does well in shady, dry to moist soils. Only female plants fruit.

Fungi

Photos / Sounds

What

Lichen Kingdom Fungi

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 11:47 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Dull Oregon grape Mahonia nervosa

Observer

jmarcello1

Date

March 31, 2012 11:42 AM PDT

Description

Symmetrical, glossy, green leaves. Red stalk. Low to the ground and provides good ground cover. Does well in moist climates and shaded areas.

Redo search in map area
Feeds: Atom KML