Caterpillar found on a curb near Greenlake. Has brownish-orange fuzz, looks big enough to be in one of its later in-stars. This caterpillar will become a Silverspotted Tiger Moth.
Small purple flowers that look like trumpets with long grass like leaves with parallel veins. Flowers have 6 pedals. Plant found near the entrance of the North Beach Natural Area.
Some type of small brown and white slug found in a log. Lives in a moist area. He got scared when I went to pick him up and curled his body in.
A giant tube-like, segmented animal found under a log in a low land moist area.
A moss found in a cool damp place encompassing a coniferous tree.
A red mushroom found growing alongside some moss. Has a black spot on its cap, and a red stem. This mushroom appears to be near the end of its life, its withering up, and there were no others around.
A red spider mite, if you look closely you can see its legs! This guy was found crawling around on the forest floor near some moss in North Beach Natural Area.
A crane fly landed on a tree right in front of me as I was waking through the North Beach Natural Area. He has 6 legs, 2 wings and a brown and tan striped abdomen. This is an adult crane fly since it is very slender, and long-legged.
Some type of white rot mushroom found growing on a log. i knew that it was white rot because when i picked it off the log there was a portion of the log that had been completely decomposed.
Primarily grey mushroom with white edges growing in a colony on a log in a moist climate.
small blue flowers
Some type of fly mating. Yellow in color, this fly has 6 legs, and 2 wings. Its abdomen is attached to a mate, a common way for insects to mate. These mating flies were attached to a branch of a tree when i found them.
Some type of small mushroom found growing in a moist habitat.
Termite found by smashing open a rotting log.
Brown and black striped arthropod
Millipede found by smashing open a log.
Fly on the leaf of a flower.
Some type of white flower growing near Johnson Hall
Bumble bee hanging out on a leaf near rainer vista.
Honey bee hanging out at the base of a plant near the UW Farm's cob oven.
A holyhock infected with Holyhock rust, a plant parasite that creates rust like intrusions on the holyhocks veins.
Powdery mildew growing on a cucumber plant in the botany greenhouse.
Some type of physcia growing on a stone wall near the entrance of the Botany Greenhouse. This physcia is relatively small and light greenish-white in color.
Lichen growing on a bench near the entrance of the UW Botany Greenhouse.
A Lichen growing on a bench, one of the most common lichen around Seattle is parmelia sulcata.
Red moss with green tips growing alongside a young douglas fir.
The tips of the stubby roots of this douglas fir have ecto mycorrhizae growing on them.
Young paper birch tree with ecto mycorrhizae, a type of fungus, growing on its roots.