Bull Thistle

Grabbed a photo of this Bull Thistle during a muddy walk in Tilden park over in the Berkeley hills. This plant is a non-native species that originated from Europe. It’s now common here in the California parks. The spikes on…

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Manure Mushroom

This was another mushroom I found on my hike in Briones State Park. Again, All I could figure out from a quick look through the mushroom book was that this was a Manure Mushroom. No idea though. Mushrooms can look…

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