Gulf Coast Toad (Bufo nebulifer AKA Incilius nebulifer):
Newton County, Texas.
The orange mushroom caught my attention, then I realized that two small, recently metamorphosed American Toads were hunkered down nearby.
And here the toads are!
A western toad (Bufo boreas), pictured with Lake Berryessa in the background. Photo taken at UC Quail Ridge Reserve.
Here is a Couch’s Spadefoot Toad (Scaphiopus couchii), buried up to the eyeballs. Photographed in Socorro County, New Mexico.