White-Pored Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus cincinnatus)

Laetiporus sulphureus is a species of bracket fungus (fungi that grow on trees) found in Europe and North America. Its common names are crab-of-the-woods, sulphur polypore, sulphur shelf, and chicken-of-the-woods. Its fruit bodies grow as striking golden-yellow shelf-like structures on tree trunks and branches. Old fruitbodies fade to pale beige or pale grey. The undersurface of the fruit body is made up of tubelike pores rather than gills.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/118807859

Italian thistle (Carduus pycnocephalus)

Carduus pycnocephalus, with common names including Italian thistle, Italian plumeless thistle, and Plymouth thistle, is a species of thistle. It is native to: the Mediterranean region in southern Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia; East Europe and the Caucasus; and the Indian Subcontinent.

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/117640209

pleated inkcap (Parasola plicatilis)

Parasola plicatilis is a small saprotrophic mushroom with a plicate cap (diameter up to 35┬ámm). It is a widely distributed species in Europe and North America. This ink cap species is a decomposer which can be found in grassy areas, alone, scattered or in small groups. The fruiting bodies grow at night after rain, and will self decompose after spore dispersion is achieved. Otherwise, they are quickly dried up in morning sunlight, or will eventually collapse…

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/115353316

Eastern Worm Snake (Carphophis amoenus)

Carphophis amoenus, commonly known as the worm snake, is a species of nonvenomous colubrid endemic to the Eastern United States. C. amoenus can be found east of the Mississippi, from southwest Massachusetts south to southern Alabama west to Louisiana and then north to Illinois. This species of snake protects a large range, and normally prefers a moist habitat in the rocky woodlands, under rotten wood of logs and stumps. Though this snake is quite abundant over…

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/114401139

Little Sweet Betsy (Trillium cuneatum)

Trillium cuneatum, the little sweet Betsy, also known as whip-poor-will flower, large toadshade, purple toadshade, and bloody butcher, is a species of flowering plant in the family Melanthiaceae. It is native to the southeastern United States but is especially common in a region that extends from southern Kentucky through central Tennessee to northern Alabama. In its native habitat, this perennial plant flowers from early March to late April (depen

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/113229166