Rather large black bodied ants nesting(?) in a dead tree stump, with winged individuals
Black orange and white winged lepidopteran
A bicolored medium sized ant
Mushrooms growing in soil
Lepidopteran on Calochortus minimus
Orange peel fungus Caloscypha fulgens?
Southern Alligator Lizard (Elgaria multicarinata)
Small rocky shore wading birds
Convergent lady beetle
This five-petaled flower was distinctly light purple in person, though the photo washes that out.
It grew on a shady moist north facing slope in the foothills.
Invasive flower 2
Invasive flower 1
White spheres? Insect eggs is a wild ignorant guess. Could be inorganic, but noticed these next to where a jumping spider was patrolling a screen outdoors.
Very small (carpet?) beetle. DOA. Inside a house.