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Florida is filled with a variety of yellow butterfly species. The spots along the edged of the wings usually indicate and Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme). Hard to tell with the picture, but they often have a spash of orange on their yellow wings.
know it's a Brazilian insect...nonetheless, it sure looks like it belongs to the Reduviidae genus
very nice find and pictures. The orchid looks like a Spiranthes species although it's a bit difficult to get the exact species.
There's a few different versions or color patterns for the edge of Fomitopsis pinicola, so that would be a starter suggestion rather than an exact ID. They are very common shelf mushrooms or polypores of the Pacific Northwest
the pores under the cap says its a bolete mushroom
The Illinois natural history survey listed the following species
also, look for the color of the stipe or stem, not in the picture, plus if the mushroom bruises a blue color when you touch it. They will all help with a more detailed id
They go by a couple of names such as the Silver-backed Argiope or the Florida Argiope (Argiope florida). It's a juvenile. They tend to go hog wild when they construct their webs with the extra stabilimentum. That explains the Argiope common name, writing spiders, they write lots of 'z' and 'x' into their webs. Nice picture.
just a guess Cyathus olla
maybe the Woodland Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanoides)
Purplish Copper butterflies and Lilac Bordered butterflies look very similar...often it's a matter of geographical location, or comparing the number of spots on the top of the forewing to differential between them. In any event, it's one of the two species.