spider was in middle of its web in wild blackberry patch next to Corralitos Creek above Almaden Reservoir, New Amaden, Ca.
unable to identify it.
Found under a rotting log in a thick bed of damp Redwood duff. When handled it gave off the distinctive odor of bitter almonds.
Numerous Rough-skinned and Coast Range (California) Newts were seen this day.
Large numbers of both Rough-skinned and Coast Range Newts were seen this day.
Aquatic Gartersnake (Thamnophis atratus), Uvas Canyon County Park, Santa Clara County, California - 4 June 2015.
Yellow with orange in center
Bank it. Rosette. Leaves whitish underneath green on top
Apologies for quality of photo; not sure what this is