Lichens of North Carolina
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222 species for Avery County

familysciNamecomName
ArthoniaceaeArthothelium spectabileSpectacular Comma Lichen
CaliciaceaeAmandinea punctataTiny Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensCommon Button Lichen
Dimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Pyxine caesiopruinosamustard lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
Buellia disciformisBoreal Button Lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelariella efflorescensPowdery Goldspeck
CladoniaceaeCetradonia linearisRock Gnome Lichen
Cladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia mitisGreen Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia atlanticaAtlantic Cup Lichen
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia cocciferaRed Pixie Cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia digitataFinger Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia dimorphocladaProstrate Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia fimbriataTrumpet Lichen
Cladonia floerkeanaDevil's Matchsticks
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaGray Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia reiWand Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia stipitataStipitate Cladonia
Cladonia stygiaStyx Black-footed Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia submitisDune Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumButterfly Jelly Lichen
Collema nigrescensBroadleaf Blistered Jelly Lichen
Leptogium corticolaBlistered Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
Scytinium lichenoidesjellyskin
FuscideaceaeFuscidea recensa var. arcuatulaquilt lichen
GomphillaceaeTricharia santessonii
GraphidaceaeGraphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Graphis endoxanthascript lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora allophanarim lichen
Lecanora argentatarim lichen
Lecanora chlaroterarim lichen
Lecanora cinereofuscarim lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora masanaMasa's Dots
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora variarim lichen
Lecanora wisconsinensisWisconsin Rim Lichen
Lecanora argentea
Lecanora plumosa
Lecanora albella
LecideaceaePorpidia cinereoatraDark Gray Boulder Lichen
Porpidia crustulataCrusty Boulder Lichen
LichinaceaePhylliscum demangeonii
MegasporaceaeAspicilia cinereaAshy Sunken Disk Lichen
MycoporaceaeMycoporum compositum
OpegraphaceaeOpegrapha morozianaMoroz' Scribble Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria rubiginosamatted lichen
Parmeliella appalachensis
Rockefellera crossophyllaOld Gray Crosslobes
ParmeliaceaeAnzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Arctoparmelia incurva
Bryoria furcellatahorsehair lichen
Bryoria nadvornikianaNadvornik's Horsehair Lichen
Cetraria arenariaSand-loving Iceland Lichen
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss
Cetraria laevigata
Cetrelia cetrarioidessea-storm lichen
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia monachorumsea-storm lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Flavopunctelia flaventiorSpeckled Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia enteromorphatube lichen
Hypogymnia krogiaeKrog's Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia physodesHooded Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia tubulosatube lichen
Hypogymnia vittatatube lichen
Hypotrachyna catawbiensis
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna gondylophoraloop lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumNew Forest Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna prolongataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna thysanotaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna virginicaVirginia Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Melanelia stygiaAlpine Camouflage Lichen
Melanohalea halei
Menegazzia subsimilistree flute lichen
Menegazzia terebratatree flute lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmelia omphalodesshield lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmelia sulcataHammered Shield Lichen
Parmotrema arnoldiiArnold's Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumBlack Stone Flower
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema simulansruffle lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia glaucaVaried Rag Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia bollianaspeckled shield lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia missouriensisMissouri Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisCiliate Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea angulataOld Man's Beard
Usnea ceratinabeard lichen
Usnea cornutabeard lichen
Usnea dasaeabeard lichen
Usnea dasopogabeard lichen
Usnea endochryseabeard lichen
Usnea entoviolatabeard lichen
Usnea haleiHale's Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanabeard lichen
Usnea subfuscabeard lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Usnea trichodeabeard lichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock Shield
Xanthoparmelia plittiiPlitt's Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia stenophyllarock shield lichen
Bryoria americanaAmerican Horsehair Lichen
Bryoria trichodeshorsehair lichen
Hypotrachyna britannicaBritish Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna mcmullinianaMcMullin's Loop Lichen
Parmelia neodiscordansshield lichen
Usnea schadenbergianaSchadenberg's Beard Lichen
Usnea wasmuthiibeard lichen
PeltigeraceaeLobaria pulmonariaLungwort, Lung Lichen
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Nephroma resupinatumkidney lichen
Peltigera aphthosaFreckle Pelt Lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera horizontalisHorizontal Pelt Lichen
Peltigera hydrothyriaEastern Waterfan
Peltigera phyllidiosapelt lichen
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
Sticta sylvaticaForest Moon Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria globularisGlobular Wart Lichen
Pertusaria macouniiMacoun's Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia neglecta
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia squamulosa
Leucodermia appalachensisAppalachian Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia leucomelosElegant Fringe Lichen
Phaeophyscia adiastolaPowder-tipped Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia americanaPowdery Rosette Lichen
Physcia stellarisStar Rosette Lichen
Physcia thomsonianaThomson's Rosette Lichen
PyrenulaceaePyrenula punctellapox lichen
Pyrenula betulaeBirch Pox Lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Bacidia suffusadotted lichen
Ramalina americanaAmerican Strap Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumSouthern Cartilage Lichen
Ramalina intermediastrap lichen
Ramalina labiosorediataChalky Bush Lichen
Ramalina sinensisFan Ramalina
Ramalina pollinaria
RamboldiaceaeRamboldia subnexa
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon geographicummap lichen
Rhizocarpon grandemap lichen
Rhizocarpon subgeminatummap lichen
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora ochrophaea
StereocaulaceaeStereocaulon dactylophyllumFinger-scale Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon pileatumPixie Foam Lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
TeloschistaceaeSquamulea subsolutaSquamulose Firedot Lichen
TephromelataceaeTephromela atra
TrapeliaceaeTrapelia stipitata
Trapeliopsis granulosa
Trapeliopsis viridescens
TrypetheliaceaeViridothelium virensSpeckled Blister Lichen
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
Umbilicaria muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Rock Tripe
Umbilicaria velleanavel lichen
UncertainCatinaria atropurpurea
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra andersoniaeGlady's Mountain Spikes
Lepra multipunctoides
Lepra trachythallina
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon miniatumLesser Stippleback Lichen
Normandina pulchellaElf-eared Lichen