Growing along the embankment of a pond in the Union Bay Natural Area.
Common house fly, seen on campus at the University of Washington.
Turtles standing on a log in the Union Bay Natural Area. Their silhouettes are just visible in this picture.
Pretty terrible quality picture coming off the ipod, but a song sparrow hopping along the trail we spotted on a tour of the Union Bay Natural Area.
Lodgepole pine, identified through the UW campus tree tour. Seen behind Meany Hall.
Cottonwood tree, growing in the Union Bay Natural Area.
Seen in the Union Bay Natural Area
Seen alongside a marshy area in the Union Bay Natural Area while looking for birds in the area.
Spotted alongside the trail of the Union Bay Natural Area.
Seen growing on a log in a damper area of the Union Bay Natural Area.
Seen on the fungus tour of UBNA growing on a log.
Seen growing in a damp, wood chip area that was highly conducive to the growth of this mushroom of many names (Japanese Parasol).
Spotted in the denser part of the woods in the UBNA, growing on stick in the dirt.
Found in the Union Bay Natural Area while learning about the various forbes in the area.
A black fungus growing on a log, difficult to identify.
Found along near the water in the Union Bay Natural Area.
Found in the UW's forested area near the Heron rookery. Western red cedars are common in the PNW and were widely used by the Native Americans.
While not growing out in the wild, this plant is the Washington State flower and a derivative of a native species. Found growing along the streets of the U-District.
Seen on a tour of trees along the Burke Gilman Trail.
Common pigeons seen on campus, pecking at words or seeds in the grass on campus.
Tree seen to the side of the Burke Gilman Trail adjacent to the UW campus. The cool bark of the "refrigerator tree" is indicative of its lack of a dead layer of bark.
Northwestern Crow spotted near Green Lake in Seattle.
An American Robin the grass of Carkeek park.
Seen off the trail in Carkeek Park. Young stinging nettle I believe.
Fire moss, found growing along a stone railing on the UW campus, just off the Burke Gilman trail near the botany greenhouse.
What our resident fungal-expert grad student thought was some sort of slime mold. Just from google, my guess is the Lycogala epidendrum, or Wolf's milk. Found growing on a log in a moist, mushroom laden environment.
Several individuals of agrocybe praecox growing in patches on a particular wood-chip paved portion of campus. The fungi seemed to thrive in the damp woody regions of campus.
Seen growing on a log on the University of Washington Campus, very near to the Burke Gilman trail.