On ornamental Alnus along relatively busy street in an area formerly industrial. X. parietina appears to be rapidly increasing in Seattle and elsewhere in the Puget Lowlands.
Several clouds of gnats were everywhere
We keyed this plant while we were practicing for our third quiz.
This fungus ejected spores when poked with a twig and dangled off a rotten log in a similar fashion to Goat's Beard.
I'm unsure what kind of fungus this is, although I believe it to be a puffball. The pink colored fungus oozed out gooey pink and the dark brown fungus ejected a cloud of dark brown spores when poked.