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What

Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 12:33 PM PST

Description

Numerous.

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What

Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 12:30 PM PST

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Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:31 AM PST

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What

Western Gray Squirrel Sciurus griseus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 12:39 PM PST

Description

No rufus -- all grey. Huge fluffy tail. First photo shot through car window so apologies for lousy focus.

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Columbian black-tailed Deer Odocoileus hemionus ssp. columbianus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 10:10 AM PST

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What

Yellow-faced Bumblebee Bombus vosnesenskii

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 10:24 AM PST

Description

Feeding on Pacific Hound's Tongue.

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What

Pacific Hound's Tongue Cynoglossum grande

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 10:22 AM PST
Fungi

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What

Fungus Kingdom Fungi

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 10:36 AM PST

Description

Purple, on the side of a fallen oak log in shade. Looks like some of the sponges we see at low tide!

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What

Slime Molds Phylum Mycetozoa

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 12:09 PM PST

Description

About 1/3" high, on the underside of a damp oak log. Lacy, spongelike structures.

Fungi

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What

Fungus Kingdom Fungi

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 12:11 PM PST

Description

Largest was about 1/3" across. Underside of a damp oak log.

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What

Slime Molds Phylum Mycetozoa

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 12:20 PM PST

Description

Two patches (one golden yellow, one browner) on the underside of the same oak log. Released cloud of spores when poked.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 10:44 AM PST

Description

Under redwoods on damp moss-covered cliff. About 2" high.

Fungi

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What

Fungus Kingdom Fungi

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:48 AM PST

Description

On the underside of an oak log.

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What

Witch's Butter Tremella mesenterica

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:46 AM PST
Fungi

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Fungi including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:28 AM PST

Description

On fallen oak. Largest about 1" across.

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What

Gilled Mushrooms Order Agaricales

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:14 AM PST

Description

Large, the biggest were about 12" across. One photo shows the tip of my shoe for scale. In a meadow in the shade of a large oak log. Other smaller/younger ones are more the classic mushroom shape.

Fungi

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 10:22 AM PST

Description

Large, about 12" across. At the base of a large California bay laurel tree.

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California Slender Salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:19 AM PST
Insects

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What

Insect Class Insecta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:33 AM PST

Description

About 1/3" long, under oak log. Possibly headless...?

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Millipede Class Diplopoda

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:42 AM PST

Description

Thin, and only about 1" long. Brown on top and yellow/gold below. Dark band just behind pale head.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:31 AM PST

Description

Making poo balls. Alternate photo shows another one with a scorpion buddy. Both under rotting oak logs.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:55 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:44 AM PST

Description

This one was about 1/2" long, less colorful than the other observed today. Also under an oak log.

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What

Western forest scorpion Uroctonus mordax

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 12:01 PM PST

Description

One of two today - this is the bigger and more colorful one, about 1" long. Under oak log.

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Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 12:17 PM PST

Description

Under an oak log. About 1/3" across.

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Banana Slugs Genus Ariolimax

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 11:21 AM PST

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Observer

alexandra717

Date

January 27, 2015 12:26 PM PST

Description

Lighting is bad in photo, but I really like the shape of the branches on this coast live oak

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Observer

alexandra717

Date

January 27, 2015 12:21 PM PST

Description

May also be libani hybrid

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Observer

alexandra717

Date

January 27, 2015 12:13 PM PST

Description

Questionable because Raywood ash is deciduous and tree has now leaves to identify.

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Observer

alexandra717

Date

January 27, 2015 12:08 PM PST