Lichens of North Carolina
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135 species for Alamance County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeSarcogyne similisa grain-spored lichen
ArthoniaceaeArthonia quintariaFive-septate Comma Fungus
Arthonia susaSoutheastern Comma Lichen
CaliciaceaeBuellia erubescensCommon Button Lichen
Buellia mamillanabutton lichen
Dermiscellum oulocheilumCatawba River Spotted Lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria concolorElfin Candleflame Lichen
Candelaria fibrosaFringed Candleflame Lichen
ChrysotrichaceaeChrysothrix caesiaFrosted Comma Lichen
Chrysothrix insulizansgold dust lichen
Chrysothrix xanthinaCommon Gold Dust Lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia carolinianaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia ramulosaBranched Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia robbinsiiYellow Tongue Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
ClavulinaceaeMulticlavula mucidaWhite Green-Algae Coral
CollemataceaeLeptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
GraphidaceaeDiploschistes actinostomuscrater lichen
Diploschistes muscorumCowpie Lichen
Thelotrema subtilebarnacle lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora oreinoidesSunken Rim Lichen
Lecidella carpathicaCarpathian Disk Lichen
Lecidella stigmateaLimestone Disk Lichen
Traponora variansVariegated Dot Lichen
Lecanora protervulaEastern Frosted Rim Lichen
LecideaceaePorpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
LichenotheliaceaeLichenothelia a rock-inhabiting fungus; a borderline lichen
LichinaceaePterygiopsis neglectaRiver Crust Lichen
Pterygiopsis (Forssellia) sp.Fluvial Black Rosette Lichen
MegasporaceaeCircinaria caesiocinerea sunken disk lichen
Aspicilia laevatasunken disk lichen
MonoblastiaceaeAnisomeridium carinthiacumStreamside Punch Lichen
MycoporaceaeMycoporum compositumComposite Perithecial Lichen
MycosphaerellaceaeStigmidium lendemeriLendemer's Aspicilia Fungus
Stigmidium mycobilimbiae
OchrolechiaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra pustulataPustule Crust Lichen
Ochrolechia africanaFrosted Saucer Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria tavaresiiTavares' Matted Lichen
ParmeliaceaeAnzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Canoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Canoparmelia texanaTexas Shield Lichen
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataYellow-cored Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumHairless-spined Shield Lichen
Imshaugia placorodiaAmerican Starburst Lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa obsessaRock Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypoleucinumWhite Belly Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleUnperforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumMottled Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema ultralucensSpotted Ruffle Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia missouriensisMissouri Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermanella fendleriDwarf Wrinkle Lichen
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisFringed Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea amblyocladaRock Beard Lichen
Usnea haleiHale's Beard Lichen
Usnea mutabilisBloody Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Vulpicida viridisHidden Sunshine Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock Shield
Xanthoparmelia piedmontensisPiedmont Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia plittiiPlitt's Rock-shield
PeltigeraceaeLobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Peltigera phyllidiosaPhyllidiose Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta carolinensisCarolina Moon Lichen
PeltulaceaePeltula zahlbruckneriZahlbruckner's Rock Olive
PertusariaceaePertusaria epixanthaYellow-tipped Wart Lichen
Pertusaria ostiolataPore Wart Lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria plittianaRock Wart Lichen
Pertusaria tetrathalamiawart lichen
Pertusaria texanaTexas Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia albicansWhite Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia granuliferaGranular Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia americanaPowdery Rosette Lichen
Physcia millegranaMealy Rosette Lichen
Physcia pumiliorSpotted Rosette Lichen
Physcia subtilisSlender Rosette Lichen
Rinodina fimbriataStreamside Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina mozianaa pepper-spored lichen
PorinaceaePseudosagedia cestrensisBark Bruise Lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumSouthern Cartilage Lichen
Bilimbia fuscoviridisGreen Fluffy Creek Lichen
StereocaulaceaeLepraria finkiiFluffy Dust Lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
TeloschistaceaeHuneckia polliniifiredot lichen
Gyalolechia flavovirescensSulfur Firedot
Squamulea subsolutaSquamulose Firedot Lichen
TrypetheliaceaeArthopyrenia fallaciosaWhite Pyrenofungus
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
UncertainLichenodiplis lecanoraea rim lichen fungus
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon luridumStreamside Stippleback Lichen
Endocarpon pallidulumPallid Stippled Lichen
Flakea papillataThe Thing
Verrucaria cernaensisCracked Speck Lichen