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.
Individual found early in the morning running across the lawn at a rural fire station surrounded by second growth redwood forest. Specimen was collected and identified based on it the details of its reproductive structures by Joey Slowik.
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.
Fern like leaves, purple flower
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