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th0th

Date

December 15, 2014

Description

In the basin of a basement sump pump.

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Observer

th0th

Date

December 15, 2014

Description

In the basin of a basement sump pump 74 x 52 µm. (bright field and phase contrast)

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Observer

bufoniddance

Date

December 13, 2014 02:39 PM PST

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What

Alder Genus Alnus

Observer

bufoniddance

Date

December 13, 2014 01:46 PM PST

Description

Roots scoured my storm debris on 12/11/2014

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What

Bay laurel

Observer

bufoniddance

Date

December 13, 2014 01:19 PM PST

Description

Mass wasting event of 12/11/2014 storm. 5ft high walls.

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What

Mushroom

Observer

bufoniddance

Date

December 13, 2014 12:37 PM PST

Description

Please ID. Lots of these in Goodman upland area.

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Observer

th0th

Date

December 13, 2014

Description

On the bark of an oak tree. Leaves about 2 mm long, numerous julaceous branches, weak supplementary costae.

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Observer

th0th

Date

December 12, 2014

Description

Growing on a very old piece of cinder block. I can't find anything exactly like it in Malcolm, Shevock & Norris. Leaves mostly 1.5 x 0.65 mm. Cells hexagonal in midleaf 70 x 21 µm, rectangular at base 90 x 15 µm. Border two rows of narrow cells.

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What

Stick Insects Order Phasmida

Observer

lindynik

Date

December 11, 2014 01:17 PM PST

Description

Walking stick, found on the outside wall of the Bechtel House.

Fungi

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What

Lichen Kingdom Fungi

Observer

th0th

Date

December 7, 2014

Description

On the bark of a walnut tree.

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What

Mushroom

Observer

richardwasson

Date

December 7, 2014

Description

This mushroom had a cap about 3-1/2" dia. The gills were white and the stem broke like a Russula.

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What

Clover Weevil Sitona hispidulus

Observer

th0th

Date

December 7, 2014

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What

Artist's Conk Ganoderma applanatum

Observer

richardwasson

Date

December 7, 2014

Description

About 10" wide. There are several of these growing together. I have seen they for the last few weeks but only took picture of them today.

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icosahedron

Date

December 6, 2014 01:47 PM PST

Description

Several specimens, 3-5" caps: emerging through leaf litter in this grove of oaks.

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Observer

th0th

Date

December 6, 2014

Description

On a boulder with partial sun exposure. Leaves mostly 2.0 x 0.6 mm (3 mm with awn) Adaxial costa width only two cells.

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What

Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber

Observer

th0th

Date

December 6, 2014

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What

Myxomycete

Observer

bufoniddance

Date

December 4, 2014 01:39 PM PST

Description

On the underside of coast line oak leaf litter at the Dwight center. Nothing beats these 'planimals'!

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Observer

bufoniddance

Date

December 4, 2014 01:30 PM PST

Description

At the Dwight center, emerging from oak leave litter near mixomycete species.

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Observer

bufoniddance

Date

December 2, 2014 09:43 AM PST

Description

These red bellied newts are all over the Pepperwood Preserve entrance road after the recent rain. Interestingly, we seem to see California newts in this part of the preserve more often.

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

mytilludie

Date

December 1, 2014

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Observer

mytilludie

Date

December 1, 2014
Fungi

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Observer

mytilludie

Date

December 1, 2014

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What

Rough-skinned Newt Taricha granulosa

Observer

mytilludie

Date

December 1, 2014

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

mytilludie

Date

December 1, 2014

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

mytilludie

Date

December 1, 2014

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What

California Slender Salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus

Observer

mytilludie

Date

December 1, 2014

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What

California Slender Salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus

Observer

mytilludie

Date

December 1, 2014

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What

Gilled Mushrooms Order Agaricales

Observer

richardwasson

Date

December 1, 2014

Description

There was a patch of about 6 of these 3 to 5" caps. The base seemed a little bulbous.

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What

Rough-skinned Newt Taricha granulosa

Observer

mytilludie

Date

December 1, 2014

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

mytilludie

Date

December 1, 2014