one of a group of 8 or 9
one of many
Several plants near edge of pond
Several plants setting seed near edge of pond.
Large mass of plants in shallow water
Several plants in shallow water.
Several tall plants, with ripened seed, growing near road.
A few plants on cliffside
Phaeolus schweinitzii Approximately 10cm across and 10cm tall. It has a very tough, leathery texture and a velvety cap. The flesh is solid not porous. I recall seeing similar polypores less that three other times.
Tall plants with ripening seed, growing alongside road
Bunched, medium-height carex with ripening seed, alongside road.
Found inside of the visitor center.
Very large, call was a croak rather than a caw.
On the skyline trail. It looks like a seed head for bear grass, but I'm not sure
One lone blooming fireweed on the Skyline trail at Paradise in Mt. Rainier National Park