Monthly Archives: July 2010

Gallery: 20100712 Orange Felt Fungus

Unidentified fungus growing on a spruce log. This is at least the second time I’ve seen this species, but I do not know what it is.

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July Sunset

July often provides some pretty spectacular sunsets, and tonight’s was no exception.

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Thallophaga hyperborea

In May Connor found and brought me this Thallophaga hyperborea which had been crawling up a stake he had pounded in the ground. It seemed a strange place to find a moth, but upon learning its identity (via bugguide.net) and … Continue reading

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Variable Carpet (Anticlea vasiliata)

Variable Carpet Moths (Anticlea vasiliata) are aptly named for their diverse array of color morphs. This May I photographed two different ones, to go along with one I photographed April 2009. Information I’ve seen about larval food plants does not … Continue reading

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Pearsall’s Carpet Moth (Venusia pearsalli)

Connor and Rowan noticed this moth on the outside of my home office window, so I went out and took a picture of it. It’s been photo identified as Pearsall’s Carpet Moth (Venusia pearsalli) courtesy of Bob Patterson on bugguide.net, … Continue reading

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