Photos / Sounds

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 10:18 AM PST

Description

With Witches' Butter, a parasite?

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What

Western Poison Oak Toxicodendron diversilobum

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 10:37 AM PST

Description

My guess at the ID of this deciduous climber on a mossy Oak on Hood Mountain.

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Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 11:24 AM PST

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What

Beaked Twig gall Wasp Disholcaspis plumbella

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 01:40 PM PST

Description

On Leather Oak in the pigmy forest.

Fungi

Photos / Sounds

What

Gilled Mushrooms Kingdom Fungi

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 12:24 AM PST

Description

Rather less fungi up in the serpentine zone of the pigmy cypress forest, but these were common.

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What

Bird's Nest Fungi Family Nidulariaceae

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 12:16 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 11:40 AM PST

Description

On douglas fir.

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What

Common Puffball Lycoperdon perlatum

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 11:37 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Hornets and Paper Wasps Family Vespidae

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 11:33 AM PST

Description

3 dinnerplate-sized pieces of what I assume is a hornet nest lying on the trail after a rainstorm.

Fungi

Photos / Sounds

What

Fungi including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 11:04 AM PST
Fungi

Photos / Sounds

What

Fungi including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 10:46 AM PST
Fungi

Photos / Sounds

What

Fungi including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 10:33 AM PST

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Observer

icosahedron

Date

December 10, 2014 10:30 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Piracantos Genus Pyracantha

Observer

evelynch

Date

November 11, 2014

Place

calistoga (Google, OSM)

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What

Western Paper Wasp Mischocyttarus flavitarsis

Observer

icosahedron

Date

September 12, 2014 12:48 AM PDT

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Square

Observer

davidpena

Date

the past

Description

I saw it on the ground walking around. Only one was found near the area. Looks like a cockroach. About one fourth of an inch.

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What

Praying Mantis Mantis religiosa

Observer

icosahedron

Date

July 30, 2014 01:01 PM PDT

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What

Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

icosahedron

Date

July 30, 2014 01:59 PM PDT

Description

And just below....

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What

torch lilies Genus Kniphofia

Observer

alison

Date

June 28, 2014 05:30 PM PDT

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What

Western Tailed-blue Everes amyntula

Observer

icosahedron

Date

June 6, 2014 01:35 PM PDT

Description

Perhaps not enough to ID? Thought I'd post my best guess...

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Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

June 10, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This weak stemmed Brodiaea was seen amid a grassland.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

icosahedron

Date

June 6, 2014 11:24 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

icosahedron

Date

June 6, 2014 11:45 AM PDT

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Square

What

California milkwort Polygala californica

Observer

icosahedron

Date

May 20, 2014 01:40 PM PDT

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What

Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Observer

icosahedron

Date

May 20, 2014 01:30 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

icosahedron

Date

May 20, 2014 01:27 PM PDT

Description

Just posted these last week; but these are seen much better.

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Square

What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

icosahedron

Date

May 12, 2014 12:21 AM PDT

Description

Scores of these tiny, slightly iridescent, beetles were swarming frantically over the ceanothus blooms.

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Square

What

Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

icosahedron

Date

May 20, 2014 04:56 PM PDT

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Square

What

Rattlesnake Grass Briza maxima

Observer

icosahedron

Date

May 20, 2014 12:26 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

four-spot Clarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnera

Observer

icosahedron

Date

May 20, 2014 12:25 AM PDT