Photo of a northern, also called virile, crayfish.

    Virile Crayfish (Northern Crayfish)

    Faxonius virilis (formerly Oronectes virilis)
    Warmouth

    Warmouth

    Lepomis gulosus
    image of Cocklebur Weevil

    Weevils (Snout Beetles; Bark Beetles)

    About 2,500 species in North America north of Mexico
    painted turtle

    Western Painted Turtle

    Chrysemys picta bellii
    image of a Wheel Bug, Side View

    Wheel Bug

    Arilus cristatus
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    Venomous

    Photo of Williams' crayfish.

    Williams’ Crayfish

    Faxonius williamsi (formerly Orconectes williamsi)
    Photo of wood ear mushroom, which looks like a brownish human ear stuck to a log

    Wood Ear (Tree Ear)

    Auricularia auricula (formerly A. auricula-judae)
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    Edible

    Photo of a woodland crayfish.

    Woodland Crayfish

    Faxonius hylas (formerly Orconectes hylas)

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