Fungi growing from wound of a living tree.
Approx 6" in length
lots of lichens at the parking lot here - on trees and fence posts
LOTs of this on the trees in the parking lot
was looking for this (and Lobaria pulminaria) all day on the Big Leaf maple trees - and found it in full sun on the other trail.
on dead tree stump
spotted this under the 2nd growth redwoods - not moving (dead), perfectly displayed.
on a fallen branch - in a redwood grove
nice to see this so abundant here (in the drought and all).
Bluish green upper, black lower, dark interior, thin tubes, occasional apothecia with brown disks, on ground under redwoods, attached to bark, cortex: C-, CK-, K+ yellow
Seaside bone lichen?
Very healthy looking sorrel near creek and up canyon
On ground under redwoods, light green upper surface, white lower surface, edges are ragged with black dots (pycnidia)
P. glauca ??
several ripe berries !
Thomas Judson grove, among moss on fallen piece of bark
Dark gray upper surface, white lower surface with bumps (?), brown apothecia coming from lower surface (?) N. resupinatim?
Hooker's Fairy Bells per Lyons (2003) "Plants of the Redwood Region"
a distinctive orange berry
Center cord elastic and red, large clump, on ground on twig, lots of soredia balls on stands
....and I thought I had a bad hair day ;)
With white flowers on long stem
looks like "Sugar-scoop" Tiarella unifoliata in Lyons (2003) "Plants of the Coast Redwood Region"
lots of this blooming right now - I didn't get a good picture
Dead pup on the beach. Thick furry neck; may have had umbilical cord still attached.