Lichens of North Carolina
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118 species for Ashe County

familysciNamecomName
CaliciaceaeDimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria concolorCandleflame Lichen
CladoniaceaeCetradonia linearisRock Gnome Lichen
Cladonia arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia carolinianaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia dimorphocladaProstrate Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia incrassataPowder-foot British Soldiers
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia pyxidataPyxie Cups
Cladonia rangiferinaGray Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia robbinsiiYellow Tongue Cladonia
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia submitisDune Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
CollemataceaeCollema furfuraceumBlistered Jelly Lichen
Collema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Leptogium corticolaBlistered Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora caesiorubellaFrosted Rim Lichen
Lecanora masanaMasa's Dots
Lecanora oreinoidesrim lichen
LecideaceaePorpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
NaetrocymbaceaeLeptorhaphis epidermidis
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia yasudaeCoral Saucer Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Parmeliella appalachensis
Leptogidium dendriscum
ParmeliaceaeAnzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Bryoria furcellatahorsehair lichen
Cetraria arenariaSand-loving Iceland Lichen
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss
Cetraria laevigata
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Flavopunctelia flaventiorSpeckled Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia enteromorphatube lichen
Hypogymnia physodesHooded Tube Lichen
Hypotrachyna afrorevolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumNew Forest Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna taylorensisTaylor's Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Melanelia stygiaAlpine Camouflage Lichen
Melanohalea halei
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmelia omphalodesshield lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmelia sulcataHammered Shield Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumBlack Stone Flower
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumruffle lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisCiliate Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock Shield
Xanthoparmelia cumberlandiaCumberland Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia hypofuscarock shield lichen
Xanthoparmelia plittiiPlitt's Rock-shield
PeltigeraceaeLobaria pulmonariaLungwort, Lung Lichen
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Peltigera leucophlebiapelt lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria macouniiMacoun's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria plittianaPlitt's Wart Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia leucomelosElegant Fringe Lichen
Phaeophyscia adiastolaPowder-tipped Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia aipoliaHoary Rosette Lichen
Physcia pseudospeciosaCelebration Day Rosette Lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucumCupped Fringe Lichen
RamalinaceaeRamalina intermediastrap lichen
Ramalina labiosorediataChalky Bush Lichen
Ramalina pollinaria
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon geographicummap lichen
StereocaulaceaeStereocaulon dactylophyllumFinger-scale Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon saxatileRock Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon glaucescensAlpine Rock Foam
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
TeloschistaceaePolycauliona candelariaShrubby Sunburst Lichen
Rusavskia sorediata
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
Umbilicaria muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Rock Tripe
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale