Slug eating the Carpocephala.
It was underwater but only temporarily I think.
My first time finding this granite lover.
Bluish-green in color, Short to long, upright and occur in mats. Leaves are short, with reddish bristle-point.
perennial, aromatic, with rhizomes, fern like leaves, stalked below and stalkless above, alternate, pinnately dissected
flowers ray like, very small in bunches, white to pinkish, disk flowers cream colored, bracts dry and overlapping in series. flat or round topped flower cluster
on dry to moist, well drained open sites, meadows, roadsides clearings
stand of Douglas fir, Olympic National Forest, Staircase
large tree, branches spreading to drooping, bark thick, fluted, ridged and dark brown
needle leaves flat, yellowish green, sharp pointed tips, grooved on upper surface, 2 white bands of stomata on underside, spirally arranged.
pollen cones small, reddish browns, seed cones hanging, oval reddish brown to grey, bracts 3 forked and extend beyond scales.
large leaf lichen, lobes broad, olive green , dark, brownish, orange tooth like fruiting bodies on raised lobes, lower surface whitish,
on rock, moss, soil and longs in shady forests
found in small streamlet, also called snake liverwort
flattened , ribbon/ snake like course hexagonal markings on upper surface. each hexagon with a pore in the center. gammae cups lacking lower surface.
odor when crushed
Delicate, palmate branched thick scaly rhizomes, stipes dark brown to purplish, fan shaped. Sori on edges of upper lobes of leaflets, flap like indusium formed by inrolled leaf margin
Shady, moist, humus rich sites, low to middle elevations,
Large leave lichen with loose attachments, upper surface pale bluish green, strongly ridged, indented between ridges. lower surface brownish
found on trees in humid forests, This sample was found attached to a fallen stick