Seen on asphalt pavement, this juvenile may have been stunned, since it was quiescent for about two minutes. When i approached by crawling slowly, i was able to get within a meter
This diminutive hollow stem mushroom was found not far from the visitor center. Gills are decurrent. Cap size is about nine millimeters and stem length is around three cm.
This gilled specimen has a cap diameter of five cm and a stalk length of four cm. This mushroom is growing on the leaf litter of the mixed oak woodland here. The stalk has longitudinal striations.
Seen in a grassy area moving swiftly toward the adjacent mixed oak woodland.
Seen assisting in the decay of a fallen Douglas fir tree. These specimens. known by the common name of "white rot". were immediately east of the visitor center building.
This substantial bolete was seen growing on the woodland floor in the midst of a mixed oak woodland, with a high fraction of Douglas fir admixed to the woodland.
Seen growing in a mixed oak woodland on the forest leaf litter.
Growing in a mixed oak woodland that boasts a large fraction of admixed Douglas fir.
Seen in a grassy area near some Douglas fir trees that dot the oak woodland ecotone boundary, close to the Waterfall Trail trailhead. This specimen has a radially ribbed pattern on the cap and exudes a slight bleach smell. The cap diameter is about one cm, and the entire hollow stemmed specimen has a rubbery feel to it.
This delicate mycena was seen in a grassy area near the trailhead to the waterfalls. This specimen was growing on a moss substrate. The hollow stem was evident.
Seen scurrying about in a chaparral area studded with copious rocks.
Seen growing on a rotting log on the forest floor of a mixed oak woodland along the Waterfall Trail.
This Russula was seen growing from the leaf litter on the forest floor an a mixed oak woodland along the Waterfall Trail. The cap of this specimen measured about seven cm in diameter.
Seen within the mixed oak woodland along Waterfall Trail.
Seen growing in the mixed oak woodland. The hollow shaggy stalk is about six cm long. The decurrent gills are not attached.
Seen in a grassy area strolling at a fast pace on the ground.
This jelly fungus was seen growing on a dead Douglas fir log within the mixed oak woodland along Waterfall Trail. The specimen width was 1.8 cm. It lacks the leafy lobing characteristic of Tremella, and is more rounded and simply lobed. This could be D. palmatus.
This polypore was seen growing within a moderate to severely sloping mixed oak woodland. The characteristic breadth of this specimen is around 18 cm.
Seen growing on and apparently parasitizing a genus Fomitopsis polypore.
This polypore was observed in the sloping mixed oak woodland along Waterfall Trail. Note the lead image underside showing the bizarre patternation of this species.
This group of minute gilled mushrooms was seen growing atop moss on a decaying log within a mixed oak woodland.
Seen growing on the forest floor of this mixed oak woodland. The conical cap measures eight mm in diameter. Red juice came out of the stem, when squeezed, a species diagnostic.
Seen on a relatively steep sloped portion of the mixed oak woodland along Waterfall Trail.
Seen growing in a chaparral area of the park. This young buckthorn shrub specimen is less than 30 cm high.
These delicate mushrooms were seen growing on a decaying log within the mixed oak woodland. The microhabitat was ver moist and shaded. Cap diameter is up to four mm and stalk length is up to one cm.
This specimen is a delicate veiled, hollow stemmed mushroom. Cap diameter is about 18 mm.
Seen near the Waterfall Trail in a mixed oak woodland. This mushroom has a detached gill geometry.
Found growing on a twig in the mixed oak woodland along Waterfall Trail. This specimen measures about two cm across.
Seen growing on a Douglas fir cone that had fallen to the forest floor. Even though this is a mixed oak woodland, increasing numbers of Douglas fir are found here, due to aggressive fire suppression over the last half century. This mushroom grows only on the cone of the Douglas fir. This minute nine mm high mushroom has teeth rather than gills.