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Lichen Family Parmeliaceae

Observer

ahcarney

Date

November 4, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

small bunch of lichen in the grass, possibly pulled off of something? It was only 1 inch across and was a light green color with tiny white splotches.

Fungi

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What

Kingdom Fungi

Observer

ahcarney

Date

November 4, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

rounded 1-2 inch wide cap with a slight raised center and curved down edges. The cap was a vivid orange-yellow rust color. The stem was about 1-1.5 inches tall and was light yellow. The gills underneath were crowded and a dark brown color.

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What

Kingdom Fungi

Observer

ahcarney

Date

November 4, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

-light brown mushroom
-Found near trees and amongst small ground vegetation
-Its cap was not round but was flaky looking around the edges
-The stem was thicker and short, maybe 1.5 inches long
-Cap had a similar hump in the center and white-ish tan gills.

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Kingdom Fungi

Observer

ahcarney

Date

November 4, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

grew in arch-like clusters in grassy area. No more than 1 inch across. Stems about 2-3 inches long but were skinny and light brown. The rounded cap was smooth and had a raised hump in the center. The gills underneath were a white-ish tan.

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Genus Mycena

Observer

ahcarney

Date

November 4, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

Skinny fragile mushroom
small domed cap, smooth
found in grassy field

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Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 29, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

tall tree
needles go all the way around branch in "bristle brush" form
needles are soft to touch
very straight trunk

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Thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 28, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

Large lobed leaves
Fuzzy to touch
"Nature's toilet paper"

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Broad-leaved Cattail Typha latifolia

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 28, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

Tall slender stalks
Found near water edges
Rounded seed bundle at the top

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Willows Genus Salix

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 28, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

small elliptical leaves
claw buds lay flat against branch
wetland indicator

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sword fern Polystichum munitum

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 21, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

moist habitat
circular bloom
alternating toothed leaflets

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Bigleaf Maple Acer macrophyllum

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

Deciduous Tree
Large leafs, 5 prongs

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Snowberry Genus Symphoricarpos

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

Shrub plant
Small oval leaves
Foamy white berries

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Horsetail Genus Equisetum

Observer

ahcarney

Date

September 30, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

2-3 ft tall
Segmented stem with long bristle-like leaves

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Schizophyllum commune

Observer

mishupw

Date

November 6, 2014

Place

yesler swamp (Google, OSM)

Description

-white grouped fungus
-difficult to differentiate individual fruiting bodies
-white and gilled
-on exposed branches

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Something...

Observer

mishupw

Date

November 6, 2014

Place

yesler swamp (Google, OSM)

Description

-brown center cap fades to white
-faint stripes
-cap size on nickel
-found on gound level

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What

Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri

Observer

lorichicken

Date

the past

Place

White Center Heights Park (Google, OSM)

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Soil Centipedes Order Geophilomorpha

Observer

lorichicken

Date

November 5, 2014

Place

White Center Washington (Google, OSM)

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Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Observer

amandat

Date

November 5, 2014

Place

Marsh Island, Seattle (Google, OSM)

Description

Brown and grey bird with a sleek shape and pointed tail feathers. White-ish grey eyebrows, and some streaky patterns on the underbelly.

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Harvestman Order Opiliones

Observer

kipwilson

Date

October 7, 2014

Place

Marsh Island Seattle Washington (Google, OSM)

Description

Eight spindly black legs connecting to a tiny oval body. At the front of its body a small bump holds its two eyes. A dark brown pattern runs down the center of its lighter brown body.

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Male Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

amandat

Date

September 28, 2014

Place

Marsh Island, Seattle (Google, OSM)

Description

White, brown, and black body. Pronounced green head, yellow beak with black patch on the very end. Likes to slowly swim around looking for food.

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

amandat

Date

September 28, 2014

Place

Marsh Island, Seattle (Google, OSM)

Description

Greyish brown and black feathers. Blue-purple mark on wing. Yellow beak. Swimming in a large group of ducks in Washington Lake.

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What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

klankers

Date

November 17, 2014

Place

Yesler Swamp (Google, OSM)

Description

It was with two mallards, which made it easy to distinguish the massive bill and unique coloring on the wings.

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Treeflute

Observer

kipwilson

Date

November 11, 2014

Place

Marsh Island Seattle Washington (Google, OSM)

Description

Pale green leafy lichen that grows somewhat like a crust on different objects. The specimen I found was growing a tree branch.

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Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus

Observer

klankers

Date

November 17, 2014

Place

Yesler Swamp (Google, OSM)

Description

I saw and heard several chickadees while I was out in Yesler today, however I could only make a brief sketch of one. A black head with a white strip under the eye was the give away, that and it's song.

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What

Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum

Observer

klankers

Date

November 17, 2014

Place

Yesler Swamp (Google, OSM)

Description

Cedar Waxwing were present making high-pitched calls in the upper canopy of the cottonwoods near my spot off the boardwalk. I noticed they were orange, but had a long tail with bright colors on the end. A worker at the Horticulture center confirmed what I saw as a Cedar Waxwing. Couldn't get a photo, as camera doesn't zoom (unlike my binoculars).

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Candle Snuff Fungus

Observer

kipwilson

Date

November 11, 2014

Place

Marsh Island Seattle Washington (Google, OSM)

Description

A cold white fungus I found growing out of a dead and decomposing log. Stalks of the fungus grow straight up from the log in precarious manner. The stalks are darker colors near the base.

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Common Duckweed Lemna aequinoctialis

Observer

kipwilson

Date

September 29, 2014

Place

Marsh Island Seattle Washington (Google, OSM)

Description

Small, light green free floating plants. Has one to three leaves connected to one submerged root.

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Indian Plum

Observer

friedacohan

Date

November 16, 2014 06:10 PM PST

Place

47.6767..., -122.29... (Google, OSM)

Description

This time of year there are no leaves and buds are starting to show bright green.

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What

Something...

Observer

friedacohan

Date

November 16, 2014 05:57 PM PST

Place

47.6767..., -122.29... (Google, OSM)

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Western Redcedar Thuja plicata

Observer

friedacohan

Date

November 6, 2014 12:20 PM PST

Place

47.6581..., -122.30... (Google, OSM)

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Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

friedacohan

Date

November 6, 2014 12:33 PM PST

Place

47.6581..., -122.30... (Google, OSM)

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Sword Fern

Observer

friedacohan

Date

November 12, 2014 12:59 PM PST

Place

47.6581..., -122.30... (Google, OSM)

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Salmonberry Rubus spectabilis

Observer

friedacohan

Date

November 6, 2014 12:32 PM PST

Place

47.6581..., -122.30... (Google, OSM)

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Something...

Observer

romerm92

Date

November 16, 2014

Place

47.6537..., -122.32... (Google, OSM)

Description

It looks like a gull feather but I'm not sure which one.

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What

Something...

Observer

aelefson

Date

November 10, 2014

Place

Pioneer Park, Mercer Island (Google, OSM)

Description

Growing on a fallen tree, bumpy texture, orange and creamy white in color, some type of fungus

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What

Horsehair fungus Marasmius androsaceus

Observer

carolinesuttie

Date

November 12, 2014

Place

Ravenna Park Seattle Washington (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bigleaf Maple Acer macrophyllum

Observer

carolinesuttie

Date

October 8, 2014

Place

Ravenna Park Seattle Washington (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

carolinesuttie

Date

November 12, 2014

Place

Ravenna Park Seattle Washington (Google, OSM)

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Western Red Cedar Thuja plicata

Observer

carolinesuttie

Date

November 12, 2014

Place

Ravenna Park Seattle Washington (Google, OSM)

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What

Something...

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jwong1

Date

October 29, 2014

Place

Seward Park (Google, OSM)

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What

Something...

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jwong1

Date

October 29, 2014

Place

Seward Park (Google, OSM)

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What

Something...

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jwong1

Date

October 29, 2014

Place

Seward Park (Google, OSM)

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What

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jwong1

Date

October 29, 2014

Place

Seward Park (Google, OSM)

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Something...

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jwong1

Date

October 29, 2014

Place

Seward Park (Google, OSM)

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Something...

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jwong1

Date

October 29, 2014

Place

Seward Park (Google, OSM)

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What

Something...

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jwong1

Date

October 29, 2014

Place

Seward Park (Google, OSM)

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What

Something...

Observer

jwong1

Date

October 29, 2014

Place

Seward Park (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

What

Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Observer

dgoetz

Date

November 12, 2014 09:30 AM PST

Place

Union Bay Natural Area (Google, OSM)

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What

Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata

Observer

dgoetz

Date

November 12, 2014 09:30 AM PST

Place

Union Bay Natural Area (Google, OSM)

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What

Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor

Observer

dgoetz

Date

November 6, 2014 09:30 AM PST

Place

Union Bay Natural Area (Google, OSM)