Lichens of North Carolina
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296 species for Buncombe County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeAcarospora fuscataBrown Cracked Lichen
Acarospora sinopica
BaeomycetaceaeBaeomyces rufusBrown Beret Lichen
BionectriaceaeNectriopsis rubefaciens
CaliciaceaeAmandinea punctata
Baculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Dimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Pyxine sorediatamustard lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria concolorCandleflame Lichen
Candelaria fibrosalemon lichen
Candelariella efflorescenseggyolk lichen
Candelariella xanthostigmoidesgoldspeck lichen
ChrysotrichaceaeChrysothrix xanthinagold dust lichen
CladoniaceaeCetradonia linearisRock Gnome Lichen
Cladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia arbuscula subsp. arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia cenoteaPowdered Funnel Lichen
Cladonia chlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia cocciferaRed Pixie Cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia didyma var. didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia didyma var. vulcanicaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia digitataFinger Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia fimbriataTrumpet Lichen
Cladonia floerkianaDevil's Matchsticks
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia gracilis subsp. gracilisSmooth Pyxie Lichen
Cladonia grayiGray's Cup Lichen
Cladonia incrassataPowder-foot British Soldiers
Cladonia macilenta var. macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia macilenta var. bacillarisLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia mataeocyatha
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia pyxidataPyxie Cups
Cladonia ramulosaBranched Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaReindeer Lichen
Cladonia reiWand Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia stygiareindeer lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataWhorled Ladder Lichen
Lepraria cryophilaCold-loving Dust Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
Stereocaulon dactylophyllum var. dactylophyllumsnow lichen
Cladonia crispata
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumjelly lichen
Collema furfuraceumjelly lichen
Collema nigrescensBlack Jelly Lichen
Collema subflaccidumjelly lichen
Enchylium conglomeratumjelly lichen
Leptogium azureumAzure Jellyskin
Leptogium chloromelumjellyskin
Leptogium corticolajellyskin
Leptogium cyanescensjellyskin
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
Leptogium laceroidesjellyskin
Leptogium milligranumjellyskin
GomphillaceaeGyalideopsis moodyaeMoody's Gyalideopsis
GraphidaceaeGraphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Allographa sterlingianaSterling Script Lichen
HygrophoraceaeLichenomphalia hudsoniana
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis absolutaPink Dot Lichen
Dibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeCarbonicola anthracophila
Japewiella dollypartonianaDolly Parton Lichen
Lecanora albella var. rebescensrim lichen
Lecanora argentatarim lichen
Lecanora caesiorubella subsp. caesiorubellarim lichen
Lecanora cinereofuscarim lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora masanarim lichen
Lecanora pulicarisrim lichen
Lecanora rugosellarim lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora wisconsinensisWisconsin Rim Lichen
LecideaceaeLecidea cyrtidiadisc lichen
Porpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia degeliiDegelius' Boulder Lichen
Porpidia macrocarpaBig-fruited Boulder Lichen
Lecidea tessellataMosaic Tile Lichen
LichenoconiaceaeAbrothallus hypotrachynae
Abrothallus parmeliarum
MegasporaceaeCircinaria caesiocinerea sunken disk lichen
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia trochophora var. trochophorasaucer lichen
Ochrolechia yasudae
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria rubiginosamatted lichen
Pannaria subfuscamatted lichen
Pannaria tavaresiiTavares' Matted Lichen
Parmeliella corallinoides
Parmeliella pannosa
Parmeliella tryptophylla
ParmeliaceaeAhtiana aurescens
Alectoria fallacinawitch's hair
Anzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Bryoria bicolorhorsehair lichen
Bryoria furcellatahorsehair lichen
Bryoria nadvornikianaNadvornik's Horsehair Lichen
Canoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Cetraria arenaria
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 physodesHooded Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia tubulosatube lichen
Hypotrachyna afrorevolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna catawbiensis
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna dentellaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumloop lichen
Hypotrachyna oostingiiOosting's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna prolongataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna pseudosinuosaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna rockiiloop lichen
Hypotrachyna showmaniiShowman's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna taylorensisTaylor's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna thysanotaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna virginicaVirginia Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesImshaug's lichen
Imshaugia placorodiaImshaug's lichen
Melanelia stygia
Melanohalea halei
Melanohalea olivacea
Menegazzia subsimilistree flute lichen
Mengazzia terebratatree flute lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaaxil-bristle lichen
Myelochroa galbinaaxil-bristle lichen
Parmelia omphalodesshield lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmelia sulcataHammered Shield Lichen
Parmeliopsis subambiguabran lichen
Parmotrema arnoldiiArnold's Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumruffle lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema mellissiiruffle lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema simulansruffle lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumruffle lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleruffle lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumruffle lichen
Platismatia glaucaVaried Rag Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiTuckerman's Rag Lichen
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia bollianaspeckled shield lichen
Punctelia borrerispeckled shield lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia perreticulataspeckled shield lichen
Punctelia reddendaspeckled shield lichen
Punctelia rudectaCommon Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermanella fendleri
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliaris
Tuckermannopsis orbata
Usnea angulataAngular Beard Lichen
Usnea ceratinabeard lichen
Usnea cornutabeard lichen
Usnea merrilliiMerrill's Beard Lichen
Usnea mutabilisbeard lichen
Usnea occidentalisWestern Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanabeard lichen
Usnea subfuscabeard lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Usnea subscabrosabeard lichen
Usnea trichodeabeard lichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Vulpicida viridissunshine lichen
Xanthoparmelia angustiphyllarock shield lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia cumberlandiaCumberland Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia hypofuscarock shield lichen
Xanthoparmelia monticolaMountain Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia plittiiPlitt's Rock-shield
Bryoria americanaAmerican Horsehair Lichen
Hypotrachyna britannicaBritish Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna mcmullinianaMcMullin's Loop Lichen
Parmelia neodiscordansshield lichen
Usnea rigidaRigid Beard Lichen
Usnea tristisbeard lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataspecklebelly lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaTree Lungwort
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Nephroma parilekidney lichen
Peltigera aphthosaFreckle Pelt Lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera didactylapelt lichen
Peltigera evansianaEvans' Pelt Lichen
Peltigera hydrothyriaEastern Waterfan
Peltigera leucophlebiapelt lichen
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera praetextatapelt lichen
Pseudocyphellaria epiflavoidesYellow-tipped Specklebelly Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria hawaiiensis H. Magn.Hawaiian Specklebelly Lichen
Ricasolia quercizans
Sticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
Sticta carolinensisCarolina Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
Sticta sylvaticaForest Moon Lichen
Ricasolia amplissima
Peltigera degenii
Peltigera extenuatapelt lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria consocianswart lichen
Pertusaria globularisGlobular Wart Lichen
Pertusaria macouniiMacoun's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria plittianaPlitt's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria rubefactawart lichen
Pertusaria sinusmexicaniwart lichen
PhaeococcomycetaceaeLichenostigma maureri
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia granulifera
Heterodermia neglecta
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia pseudospeciosafringe lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia squamulosa
Leucodermia leucomelos
Phaeophyscia adiastolaPowder-tipped Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia hispidulaWhiskered Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia orbicularisMealy Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia squarrosashadow lichen
Physcia aipoliaHoary Rosette Lichen
Physcia millegranaMealy Rosette Lichen
Physcia pseudospeciosarosette lichen
Physcia stellarisStarry Rosette Lichen
Physcia subalbinearosette lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucum
Rinodina buckiiBuck's Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina chrysidiataGolden Pepper-spored Lichen
PilocarpaceaeLeimonis erratica
PlacynthiaceaePlacynthium nigrum
ProtothelenellaceaeThrombium epigaeum
PyrenulaceaeDistopyrenis americanapyrenolichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Biatora appalachensisAppalachian Dotted Lichen
Ramalina americanaAmerican Strap Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumCulberson's Strap Lichen
Ramalina intermediastrap lichen
Ramalina labiosorediataChalky Bush Lichen
RamboldiaceaeRamboldia russulaRed Rambold's Lichen
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon infernulummap lichen
RopalosporaceaeRopalospora chlorantha
StereocaulaceaeStereocaulon pileatumPileated Snow Lichen
Stereocaulon tennesseense var. tennesseenseTennessee Snow Lichen
TeloschistaceaeCaloplaca reptansfiredot lichen
Gyalolechia xanthostigmoidea
Polycauliona polycarpaPin-cushion Sunburst Lichen
TephromelataceaeMycoblastus caesiusblood lichen
TrapeliaceaeTrapeliopsis granulosa
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulatasmooth rock tripe
Umbilicaria muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Rock Tripe
UncertainDictyocatenulata alba
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velata
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra commutata
Lepra multipunctoides
Lepra pustulataPustule Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon miniatumLesser Stippleback Lichen
Flakea papillataThe Thing
Normandina pulchellaElf-eared Lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale
Thelidium zwackhii