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Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Harvestor ants, Vallecito Ca. Nest about 8 feet across. 20 May 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.

 

 

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Upper Darby Russell road area of Hathaway Pines. Trees died last summer. Pouch fungus on each hole. 14 April 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
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Upper Darby Russell road area of Hathaway Pines. Trees died last summer. Pouch fungus is exiting holes. 14 April 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
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Upper Darby Russell road area of Hathaway Pines. Trees died last summer. Pouch fungus is exiting holes. 14 April 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
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Upper Darby Russell road area of Hathaway Pines. Trees died last summer. Pouch fungus is exiting holes. 14 April 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green stink bug, Murphys Ca, 18 April 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Green stink bug, Murphys Ca, 18 April 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Green stink bug, Murphys Ca, 18 April 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Green stink bug, Murphys Ca, 18 April 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sierra Nevada foothills wildflower Yellow Star tulip is actually part of the lily family and is known for its distinctive hair like petals.
Sierra Nevada foothills wildflower Yellow Star tulip is actually part of the lily family and is known for its distinctive hair-like petals. 24 March 2016.
Sierra Nevada foothills wildflower Yellow Star tulip is actually part of the lily family and is known for its distinctive hair like petals.
Yellow Star tulip. 24 March 2016.
Sierra Nevada foothills wildflower Yellow Star tulip is actually part of the lily family and is known for its distinctive hair like petals.
Yellow Star tulip. 24 March 2016.
Sierra Nevada foothills wildflower Yellow Star tulip is actually part of the lily family and is known for its distinctive hair like petals.
Sierra Nevada foothills wildflower Yellow Star tulip is actually part of the lily family and is known for its distinctive hair-like petals. 24 March 2016.

 

Rubber Boa

Rubber Boa, Angels Camp, CA. 2 March 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper. Note the musk below the head.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rubber Boa, Angels Camp, CA. 2 March 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.

 

Gregarious, 1st instar larvae

Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016

Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016
Gregarious, 1st instar larvae, on a bathroom ceiling. Murphys area, Calaveras County, California. Image by Paul Cooper. 9 Feb 2016

 

Mushroom, Angels Camp, 10 February 2016. Image by Paul Cooper.
Mushroom, Angels Camp, 10 February 2016. Image by Paul Cooper.
Mushroom, Angels Camp, 10 February 2016. Image by Paul Cooper.
Mushroom, Angels Camp, 10 February 2016. Image by Paul Cooper.
Mushroom, Angels Camp, 10 February 2016. Image by Paul Cooper.
Mushroom, Angels Camp, 10 February 2016. Image by Paul Cooper.

 

Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. 22 January 2016. Murphys California. Image by Paul Cooper.
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fungus and moss near an old oak tree, Angels Camp California, 7 January 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
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Fungus and moss near an old oak tree, Angels Camp California, 7 January 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
fungus and moss. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungus and moss near an old oak tree, Angels Camp California, 7 January 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
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Fungus near an old oak tree, Angels Camp California, 7 January 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mushrooms growing from an old oak tree, Angels Camp California, 7 January 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Mushrooms growing from an old oak tree, Angels Camp California, 7 January 2016. Photo by Paul Cooper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black widow spider, December 22, 015. At a school in Murphys area. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Black widow spider, December 22, 015. At a school in Murphys area. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Black widow spider, December 22, 2015. At a school in Murphys area. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Black widow spider, December 22, 2015. At a school in Murphys area. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Fungus. December 21, 2015. Paul Cooper, Vallecito California.
Fungus. December 21, 2015. Paul Cooper, Vallecito California.

 

 

 

Mushroom. Forest Meadows, Calaveras County Ca. 11 December 2015. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Mushroom. Forest Meadows, Calaveras County Ca. 11 December 2015. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Mushroom. Forest Meadows, Calaveras County Ca. 11 December 2015. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Mushroom. Forest Meadows, Calaveras County Ca. 11 December 2015. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Mushroom. Forest Meadows, Calaveras County Ca. 11 December 2015. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Mushroom. Forest Meadows, Calaveras County Ca. 11 December 2015. Photo by Paul Cooper.

 

 

Image by Paul Cooper.
Lawn fungus, Vallecito, Ca. 18 November 2015. Image by Paul Cooper.
Image by Paul Cooper.
Lawn fungus, Vallecito, Ca. 18 November 2015. Image by Paul Cooper.
Image by Paul Cooper.
Lawn fungus, Vallecito, Ca. 18 November 2015. Image by Paul Cooper.

 

 

 

Black Widow. Image by Paul Cooper. October 2015
Black Widow. Image by Paul Cooper. October 2015
Black Widow. Image by Paul Cooper. October 2015
Black Widow. Image by Paul Cooper. October 2015
Black Widow. Image by Paul Cooper. October 2015
Black Widow. Image by Paul Cooper. October 2015
Moth. Image by Paul Cooper, 12 October 2015
Moth. Image by Paul Cooper, 12 October 2015. Angels Camp Ca.
Yellow fungus on an oak tree
Yellow fungus on an oak tree. September 2015. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Yellow fungus on oak tree. September 2015. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Yellow fungus on an oak tree. September 2015. Photo by Paul Cooper.

 

Pine Mistletoe
Pine Mistletoe. Image by Paul Cooper. September 2015.
Pine Mistletoe
Pine Mistletoe. Image by Paul Cooper. September 2015.
Pine Mistletoe.
Pine Mistletoe. Image by Paul Cooper. September 2015.

 

English Spider.
English Spider. Photo taken by Paul’s nephew, in England. September 2015.

 

Praying Mantis
Praying Mantis. Sonora Ca. 2 September 2015. Image by Paul Cooper.
Goats at the Angels Camp Water District. Photo by Paul Cooper. 1 September 2015
Goats at the Angels Camp Water District. Photo by Paul Cooper. 1 September 2015
Goats at the Angels Camp Water District. Photo by Paul Cooper. 1 September 2015
Goats at the Angels Camp Water District. Photo by Paul Cooper. 1 September 2015
Paper wasp, Murphys Ca. 23 June 2015.. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Paper wasp, Murphys Ca. 23 June 2015.. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Paper wasp, Murphys Ca. 23 June 2015.. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Paper wasp, Murphys Ca. 23 June 2015.. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Paper wasp, Murphys Ca. 23 June 2015.. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Paper wasp, Murphys Ca. 23 June 2015.. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Paper wasp, Murphys Ca. 23 June 2015.. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Paper wasp, Murphys Ca. 23 June 2015.. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Paper wasp, Murphys Ca. 23 June 2015.. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Paper wasp, Murphys Ca. 23 June 2015.. Photo by Paul Cooper.
Threeband garden slug. Lehmannia valentiana . Image By Paul Cooper. 12 June 2015. Thanks to Dr. Rory Mc Donnell for the ID.
Three band garden slug, Lehmannia valentiana . Image by Paul Cooper. 12 June 2015, Angels Camp Ca.  Thanks to Dr. Rory McDonnell for the ID.
Buckeye seeds. Image by Paul Cooper.
Buckeye seeds. Image by Paul Cooper.
Fungal growth on pine. Image by Paul Cooper, 10 June 2015.
Gall Rust on a pine. Image by Paul Cooper, 10 June 2015.
Harvestman. Image by Paul Cooper, 10 June 2015.
Harvestman. Image by Paul Cooper, 10 June 2015.
Harvestman. Image by Paul Cooper, 10 June 2015.
Harvestman. Image by Paul Cooper, 10 June 2015.
Kissing bug
Kissing bug image by Paul Cooper, 8 June 2015.
Kissing bug
Kissing bug image by Paul Cooper, 8 June 2015.
Immature grasshopper. Image by Paul Cooper, 2 June 2015
Immature grasshopper. Image by Paul Cooper, 2 June 2015
2.5 foot rattlesnake killed by Paul Cooper. 2 June 2015
2.5 foot rattlesnake killed by Paul Cooper. 2 June 2015
 Phidippus audax, jumping spider. Madera Ca. Image by Paul Cooper, 25 May 2015.
Phidippus audax, jumping spider. Madera Ca. Image by Paul Cooper, 25 May 2015.

 

Field Cricket. Image by Paul Cooper. 22 May 201
Field Cricket. Image by Paul Cooper. 22 May 2015

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Snakefly adult. Image by Paul Cooper. 21 May 2015
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Snakefly adult. Image by Paul Cooper. 21 May 2015
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Male European Earwig. Photo by Paul Cooper. 20 May 2015.
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Female European Earwig. Photo by Paul Cooper. 20 May 2015.
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Long-legged cellar spider, genus Pholcus.  Photo by Paul Cooper. 20 May 2015.
Brown centipede
Brown centipede. Photo by Paul Cooper. 20 May 2015.
Dogwood blossom. 7 May 2015. Paul Cooper
Dogwood blossom. 7 May 2015. Paul Cooper

 

Bordered Plant Bug, 5 May 2015. Paul Cooper.
Bordered Plant Bug, 5 May 2015. Paul Cooper.
California Sister
California Sister butterfly. 28 April 2015. Photo by Paul Cooper.

 

Blackbird Nest
Blackbird Nest. 17 April 2015. Picture by Paul Cooper
acorn woodpecker mast fence post
acorn woodpecker mast fence post. Picture by Paul Cooper

 

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Alligator lizard. Photo by Paul Cooper
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Oak apple galls. Photo by Paul Cooper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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