boring insect? on tree-of-Heaven (Ailanthus altissima)trunk
on culm of Glyceria striata
on base of elm snag
on aspen snag
terrestrial snail in buttonbush swamp
tough rubbery gilled fingi on dead buttonbush branch
Blunt Spike Rush, Liberty Metropark, Summit County, Ohio
Spooked from grasslands area behind ball fields.
Small group of males and females in Liberty Park parking lot.
Several birds berry picking in the Liberty Park parking lot.
observed circling marsh; slightly smaller than a crow; sharp-shinned?
spiny gall on Rosa palustris
Found emerging from a thicket of dead herbaceous growth from the previous year. About 2.5 feet long. Black and white checkered stomach, pale tan background with dark rosettes with a dark outline. Y-shaped mark at base of neck.
growing on old leaning crabapple trunk with C furcata
growing on old leaning crabapple trunk with C coniocraea
in rotting log within very healthy mesophytic forest
on log in woods