Month: January 2020

Micrurus fulvius, 21 October 2017

Micrurus fulvius, the Eastern coral snake Marion county, Florida (21 October 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Micrurus fulvius, 21 October 2017

Micrurus fulvius, the Eastern coral snake Marion county, Florida (21 October 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Lampropeltis elapsoides, 08 May 2018

Lampropeltis elapsoides, the Scarlet kingsnake Volusia county, Florida (08 May 2018). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Lampropeltis elapsoides, 08 May 2018

Lampropeltis elapsoides, the Scarlet kingsnake Volusia county, Florida (08 May 2018). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Cemophora coccinea coccinea, 18 April 2015

Cemophora coccinea coccinea, the Florida scarlet snake; Lake county, Florida; 18 April 2015. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Cemophora coccinea coccinea, 18 April 2015

Cemophora coccinea coccinea, the Florida scarlet snake; Lake county, Florida; 18 April 2015. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Menippe mercenaria, 25 January 2020

Menippe mercenaria, the Florida stone crab; Volusia county, Florida (25 January 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Menippe mercenaria, 25 January 2020

Menippe mercenaria, the Florida stone crab; Volusia county, Florida (25 January 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Libinia dubia, 25 January 2020

Libinia dubia, the Longnose spider crab; Volusia county, Florida (25 January 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Libinia dubia, 25 January 2020

Libinia dubia, the Longnose spider crab (presumably); Volusia county, Florida (25 January 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

AKtoFL: Denali Rocks in Alaska (31 May 2011)

Rocky outcrop along the Savage River Trail Denali Borough, Alaska (31 May 2011). Day 01 of the 2011 Roadtrip from Alaska to Florida (Mile 0253 of 7221). One final, parting shot of the magnificent rocks of Denali National Park before we resume our trip…

AKtoFL: Urocitellus parryii in Alaska (31 May 2011)

Urocitellus parryii, the Arctic ground squirrel Denali Borough, Alaska (31 May 2011). Day 01 of the 2011 Roadtrip from Alaska to Florida (Mile 0253 of 7221). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Though I’ve got plenty more such photos sitting in my archive,…

AKtoFL: Larus canus in Alaska (31 May 2011)

Larus canus, the Mew gull (presumably) Denali Borough, Alaska (31 May 2011). Day 01 of the 2011 Roadtrip from Alaska to Florida (Mile 0253 of 7221). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. From what I saw (and from what was able to identify…

AKtoFL: Perhaps Arctia plantaginis in Alaska (31 May 2011)

Arctia plantaginis, the Wood tiger Denali Borough, Alaska (31 May 2011). Day 01 of the 2011 Roadtrip from Alaska to Florida (Mile 0253 of 7221). Learn more about Arctic plantaginis at iNaturalist.org. I’m not 100% sure with the identification, but I believe this is a…

Ganoderma zonatum, 29 December 2014

Ganoderma zonatum, the Zonatum bracket; Volusia county, Florida; 29 December 2014. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Ganoderma applanatum, 09 July 2014

Ganoderma applanatum, the Artist’s bracket; Flagler county, Florida (09 July 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Phaeotremella foliacea, 12 July 2019

Phaeotremella foliacea, the Leafy brain fungus; Spartanburg county, South Carolina (12 July 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Tremella mesenterica, 29 April 2013

Tremella mesenterica, the Witch’s butter; Hamilton county, Florida (29 April 2013). Also commonly referred to as the Yellow brain fungus Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pantherophis alleghaniensis (Gray), 28 April 2012

Pantherophis alleghaniensis, the Eastern rat snake; Lowndes county, Georgia (28 April 2012). Note that some consider Gray-patterned Eastern rat snakes in this area to be Pantherophis spiloides, the Gray rat snake. Learn more about this complex at iNaturalist.org.

Pantherophis alleghaniensis (Gray), 28 April 2012

Pantherophis alleghaniensis, the Eastern rat snake; Lowndes county, Georgia (28 April 2012). Note that some consider Gray-patterned Eastern rat snakes in this area to be Pantherophis spiloides, the Gray rat snake. Learn more about this complex at iNaturalist.org.

Astropecten articulatus, 18 August 2013

Astropecten articulatus, the Royal starfish (aka the Flat sea star); Volusia county, Florida (18 August 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Astropecten articulatus, 18 August 2013

Astropecten articulatus, the Royal starfish (aka the Flat sea star); Volusia county, Florida (18 August 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. The mouth is at the center of the starfish’s ventral side.

Astropecten articulatus, 18 August 2013

Astropecten articulatus, the Royal starfish (aka the Flat sea star); Volusia county, Florida (18 August 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. A close up of this Royal starfish’s madreporite (also known as a sieve plate), essentially the intake valve to draw and…

Astropecten articulatus, 18 August 2013

Astropecten articulatus, the Royal starfish (aka the Flat sea star); Volusia county, Florida (18 August 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

AKtoFL: Denali National Park, Alaska (31 May 2011)

On the Savage River Trail Denali Borough, Alaska (31 May 2011). Day 01 of the 2011 Roadtrip from Alaska to Florida (Mile 0253 of 7221). An excellent outcrop of sorts at Denali National Park. As much as I love Florida, I must admit the rocks…

AKtoFL: Denali National Park, Alaska (31 May 2011)

On the Savage River Trail Denali Borough, Alaska (31 May 2011). Day 01 of the 2011 Roadtrip from Alaska to Florida (Mile 0253 of 7221). A lovely spill of rocks along a steep slope adjacent to the Savage River Trail in Denali National Park. How…

AKtoFL: Denali National Park, Alaska (31 May 2011)

On the Savage River Trail Denali Borough, Alaska (31 May 2011). Day 01 of the 2011 Roadtrip from Alaska to Florida (Mile 0253 of 7221). An excellent outcrop of rock along the Savage River Trail in Denali National Park. In many ways, the rock…

AKtoFL: The Savage River Trail, Alaska (31 May 2011)

On the Savage River Trail Denali Borough, Alaska (31 May 2011). Day 01 of the 2011 Roadtrip from Alaska to Florida (Mile 0253 of 7221). A higher perspective of the Savage River Trail winding along and across its namesake. Note the exposed rock formations and…

Tremella fuciformis, 25 June 2012

Tremella fuciformis, the Snowy fungus; Lowndes county, Georgia (25 June 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Tremella fuciformis, 25 June 2012

Tremella fuciformis, the Snowy fungus; Lowndes county, Georgia (25 June 2012). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.