I was quite pleased (so to speak) when I found out what this critter is called. It’s a pleasing fungus beetle, specifically Gibbifer californicus, from the (who knew?) pleasing fungus beetle family. It landed on a fellow hiker last weekend and stayed with her for quite a while.
Pleasing Fungus Beetle
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