Conditions were clear (20C, 70% humidity). Toad was found at Turkey Creek trailhead near picnic area and a wooden house structure. Toad was actively hopping before it was caught and photographed.
I think this is a defensive "look-big" posture, possibly due to me bothering it to take this picture.
Fowler's toad (Anaxyrus fowleri syn. Bufo fowleri) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is native to North America, where it occurs in much of the eastern United States and parts of adjacent Canada.