Possibly Miridae? on Chrysothamnus.
Clustered, stalked, slightly moist mushrooms on a fallen log. Gave a faint yellow color to my fingers
Several large claws and a cephalohtorax were found. Native? Invasive? Someone's lunch?
Recently metamporphed froglets.
Male & female pair seen.
Insect (or possibly mite) galls on black cottonwood leaves.
Gall of Poplar Bud Gall Mite, Aceria parapopuli, according to the Laws Sierra Nevada Field Guide.
on White fir.
a fly with patterned wings, near creek.