|Entoloma virescens - fading slowly, damaged cap.|
|Entoloma virescens - blue gills, coarse, brown spores|
|Skink on thin branch over creek bed|
|Skink with Insect - probably a wasp|
"The insect is indeed an ant (which is, after all, a type of wasp). You can see the two horns on the narrow segment joining the front and back parts of the body that identify it as such. Specifically, I'd guess that it was a young queen; the male ants that I've seen have all been more slender."