Thamnophis elegans terrestris
In natural pond.
Near natural pond.
Found on old wood chips, dense; other inky caps found nearby.
Brittle stalk, no latex from damaged gills.
Found under oaks. Perhaps E. lividoalbum.
On island in natural pond.
This area was heavily logged between 1840 and 1860 of old growth redwoods .
Note Sterium hirsutum present on the same piece of deadwood.
One of many emerging beneath several coast live oaks. Note white latex when gills damaged and slightly darker pitting on stalk.
Neglected to check aroma at time of observation.
Neglected to check aroma when observed.
Growing in scattered bunches in old (3+ years) wood chips.
Roosting midday in a coast live oak.
Male ignoring people walking by .
Several in heavy fruit along this narrow trail through the Martinez hills .
Two individuals .
A young individual that was under a fallen fence .
Found it on a sunny hill today .
Pair with Canada Geese grazing on grass in ball field. This is a different pair than previously reported. Note the lack of the neck ring.