Growth: Large group 40-50
Conifer and maple
Two squirrels in this area.
Growing on wood chips
Growth: large clusters
White veil remnants on cap
Orange-red bruising on stem
Found this guy while hunting for fungi in the arboretum in Seattle.
Female hanging out on a snag next to the side pond at union bay natural area.
Juvenile, hanging out by the path. A terrible picture but I did my best. Had distinct white eye rings and white outer tail feathers. Light brown tum with a bib of markings.
Plant with blue flowers.
Flowers growing beside a trail.
A plant with white berries.
Seen at the edge of a trail in a wetlands.
A magenta colored flowering plant.
Found these in numerous locations along an alleyway usually rooted in a rocky edge. They seem to be spreading. Often see butterflies and bees feeding on them.
Stropharia ambigua, Seattle, Washington
Large spider on the ceiling inside my house. (about an inch wide) When I came back it was gone, so.. its still here somewhere in the house.
Hope this photo is enough to ID it.
A small yellow-orange butterfly is on the Red Valerian (Centranthus ruber).
Tracks of a raccoon on the edge of the main pond.
One of the many red-eared sliders found around this urban wetland.
Interesting that a majority of them are strongly melanistic. Note the length of this one's fore claws. This indicates it is a male.