Black phoebe recovering from a window collision, ouch
Ceanothus - the low elevation whitethorn
Ceanothus - not a whitethorn
Tube lichen on manzanita branch
Foliose lichen on interior live oak branch. Shiny whitish upper surface, large medium brown asci, dark brown lower surface (near thumb nail)
Foliose lichen common on large manzanita - very dark by nautre? Or is this one of the other colored lichens from the same branches, suffering from severe drought?
Birds foot cliff brake fern
A small puffball after getting knocked off the trail. Several other individual bodies were in the immediate vicinity.
A crevice dwelling fern
A crevice dwelling succulent post flowering
Pair of ball shaped fungi found on a trail, with one kicked open
Red ant with sparse light colored hairs. Foraging alone on the ground while observed.
Decomposing a fallen tree branch, quite likely an oak.
Water loving plant with red berries - honeysuckle?