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kelsiedmonds

Date

October 21, 2014 04:49 PM PDT

Description

Found on trail in Olympic National Park. Also called Deer Foot or Vanilla Leaf, this plant has 3 large, smooth, triangular leaves. Low to ground.

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trelam

Date

October 21, 2014 08:35 AM PDT

Description

A pretty, green moss that has a dark brown stem and light brown, reddish brown, or green veins to its bi-pinnately compound leaves. This moss grows "branches", which look like another of the same moss stacked on top of the original.

Habitat: Growing in

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maidenhair fern Adiantum pedatum

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rustyniknax

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

palmate fern, black stems. adiantum means "not-wetting" cuz water beads off the fronds

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glittering wood-moss Hylocomium splendens

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rustyniknax

Date

October 20, 2014

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rustyniknax

Date

October 20, 2014

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heatherrackley

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

Pinnately compound with 9-19 toothed leaflets. Leaves arranged in a whorl.

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Usnea longissima Dolichousnea longissima

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heatherrackley

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

White central cord with very few branches and numerous from .2-8 cm , hanging from an Acer macrophyllum in strands varying from 4-6 feet in length.

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megan2

Date

October 20, 2014 11:59 AM PDT

Description

Bracken fern found at the staircase rapids in the Olympic national park. This fern is dormant in the winter which is why it is discolored.

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Grand Fir Abies grandis

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trelam

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

An immature tree specimen with bright green leaves that are 2-dimensional in that they only grow from the sides of the branches. Apex of leaves are emarginate. Leaves connect to twig with a peg. Undersides of leaves have two rows of stomatal bloom. Terminal buds are tan and round and typically grow in threes.

Habitat: Growing in the partial sun by the side of a cleared path. Growing under Douglas-fir and Western Hemlock. Under story included sword fern, mosses, licorice fern, and lots of large woody debris.

Weather: Misty, rainy day with full overcast sky and 60F.

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trelam

Date

October 20, 2014 12:21 PM PDT

Description

A thallose liverwort growing in and around a small waterfall. A flat, tongue-like liverwort with a distinct scale-like pattern to them. Very flat and has a few branches coming out the sides to from "Y" and "V" shapes with its body. Surface is somewhat rough to the touch. It has a single center vein that runs down the middle of its thallus that creates a visible indention on its back.

Habitat: Growing in an old growth conifer forest with many rocky outcroppings and waterfalls. Growing among mosses and maidenhair ferns under the dense canopy of Douglas-fir and western hemlock trees with an occasional western red cedar.

Weather: Misty, rainy, 60F, full overcast sky.

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trelam

Date

October 20, 2014 11:24 AM PDT

Description

A pleurocarpous moss that grows about 2 inches long. The stem of the moss is green, reddish-green, or reddish-brown and it grows pinnately compound leaves. Relatively looks flat and somewhat like a feather.

Habitat: Growing on the ground under deciduous trees in an old growth forest. Some growing under conifers, but not as often. Growing among other mosses, oak leaf fern, sword fern, and bracken fern.

Weather: Misty, rainy, 60F, full overcast sky.

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hammett2

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

Plants large, upright to ascending, coarse, up to 20 cm long, with irregular, widely spaced, once-pinnate branching; stems and branches without small, green filaments (paraphyllia); uppermost portion often curved to 1 side. Leaves are 3.5-5.0 mm long, egg-shaped with long, slender tips, spreading, somewhat pleated leaves; midribes strong, double; cells elongate and irregularly thickened throughout. Infrequent sporophytes, growing from the side of the stem; stalks long; capsules inclined, curved, smooth.

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hammett2

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

A large, loosely appressed leaf lichen; lobes broad, 10-25 mm wide; upper surface hairless, olive-green to pale or dark buish-grey, lacking cephalodia, often bearing brownish, tooth-like fruiting bodies (apothecia) on raised lobes along the lobe margins; lower surface whitish, cottony, bearing low, broad, brownish or blackish veins and long, slender holdfasts (rhizines).

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ivyilkay

Date

October 20, 2014 12:22 PM PDT

Description

Common name: Snake Liverwort

plants flattened, ribbon like, with coarse, hexagonal markings on the upper surface. each hexagon with a dot or pore in its centre

1 to 2.2 cm wide

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Snake wort

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verniarose

Date

October 20, 2014 12:18 PM PDT

Description

Dichotomously branched near a stream

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Maidenhair fern Genus Adiantum

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verniarose

Date

October 20, 2014 12:10 PM PDT

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verniarose

Date

October 20, 2014 02:09 PM PDT

Description

Rainforest, olive green, flattened and wavy leaves, broadly lance shaped and sharply pointed, sporophytes with bright orange cacapsules

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mossy

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

Found on rotting wood in an old growth forest. I'm really unsure of this ID.

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mossy

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

Deer mouse in our campsite, it fell into my mouse trap.

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American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus

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mossy

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

Dancing songbirds in the river.

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mossy

Date

May 1, 2014

Description

Growing on rock, no soredia about the same color as L. pulmonaria when wet. 3,200 feet, old growth hemlock ridge.

It was very dry and I poured water on it to get the green stripe.

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mossy

Date

May 1, 2014

Description

So pretty.. in an old growth hemlock forest.

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mossy

Date

April 1, 2014

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mossy

Date

April 1, 2014

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mossy

Date

April 1, 2014

Description

Clinging to rock with other water loving bryophytes.

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mossy

Date

December 2, 2013

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Dentinum repandum Hydnum repandum

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bmatson

Date

November 4, 2013

Description

Faded salmon pink. slightly pink/white teeth.

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bmatson

Date

November 4, 2013

Description

White, slightly browning at edges. wavy almost lettuce like folds. "cauliflower mushroom"

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Hydnellum aurantiacum Genus Hydnellum

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harmony

Date

November 4, 2013 10:54 AM PST

Description

Brown/tan to white on edges. Growing around bracken fern. Teeth present

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coolguy1969

Date

August 5, 2013 03:37 PM PDT