American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

Platanus occidentalis, also known as American sycamore, American planetree, occidental plane, and buttonwood, is one of the species of Platanus native to North America. It is usually called sycamore in North America, a name which can refer to other types of tree in other parts of the world. The name is derived from the Greek word πλάτανος (platanos), meaning flat, and the Latin word occidentalis meaning “of the west”, and “sycamore” is deriv

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37003572

2019 City of Colonial Heights (Virginia) Christmas Parade

2019 City of Colonial Heights 67th Annual Christmas Parade on Tuesday December 3, 2019. Featuring:

Colonial Heights Middle School Cheer / Band
Virginia Fallen Heroes Banner Project / VFW Post 2239
Caring Canines
Hopewell High School Marching Band
Petersburg High School Marching Band
Portable Waste Solutions
Old Dominion Historical Fire Society

I missed CH HS Marching Band, sorry!
Source: https://youtu.be/OfxQneMM6ZM

field and button mushrooms (Agaricus)

Agaricus is a genus of mushrooms containing both edible and poisonous species, with possibly over 300 members worldwide. The genus includes the common (“button”) mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) and the field mushroom (Agaricus campestris), the dominant cultivated mushrooms of the West.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35955155

hen of the woods (Grifola frondosa)

Grifola frondosa is a polypore mushroom that grows in clusters at the base of trees, particularly oaks. The mushroom is commonly known among English speakers as hen-of-the-woods, ram’s head and sheep’s head. It is typically found in late summer to early autumn. In the United States’ supplement market, as well as in Asian grocery stores, the mushroom is known by its Japanese name maitake (舞茸, “dancing mushroom”). Throughout Italian American communit

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35922618