Lichens of North Carolina
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179 species for Chatham County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeTrimmatothelopsis dispersaDispersed Cobblestone Lichen
ArthoniaceaeArthonia anglicaEnglish Comma Lichen
Arthonia quintariaFive-septate Comma Fungus
Arthonia rubellaRufous Comma Lichen
Arthonia susaSoutheastern Comma Lichen
Sporodophoron americanumWhite Spot Lichen
CaliciaceaeBaculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensCommon Button Lichen
Buellia mamillanabutton lichen
Buellia spuriaSunken Rock Buttons
Dermiscellum oulocheilumCatawba River Spotted Lichen
Pyxine caesiopruinosaOrange Button Rosette Lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
Pyxine subcinereaAshy 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 caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia carolinianaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeaHidden Mealy Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia leporinaJester Lichen
Cladonia macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia piedmontensisScruffy Peg Lichen
Cladonia raveneliiRavenel's Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
Cladonia ignatiiSt. Ignatius Cladonia
ClavulinaceaeMulticlavula mucidaWhite Green-Algae Coral
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CollemataceaeLeptogium corticolaBlistered Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium milligranumStretched Jellyskin
GraphidaceaeGraphis lineolaLine Script Lichen
Graphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Nadvornikia sorediataNadvornik's Pale Dot Lichen
Phaeographis inustaCommon Brown-spored Script Lichen
Thelotrema defectumDefected Barnacle Lichen
Thelotrema subtilebarnacle lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora caperaticaa sorediate rim lichen
Lecanora chlaroteraBrown Rim Lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora oreinoidesSunken Rim Lichen
Lecanora saxigenaAppalachian Rock Rim Lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora subimmergensSubimmersed Rim Lichen
Lecanora variaGreenish-yellow Rim Lichen
Xanthosyne variansVariegated Dot Lichen
Lecanora protervulaEastern Frosted Rim Lichen
Protoparmeliopsis muralisStonewall Rim Lichen
LecideaceaePorpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia subsimplexboulder lichen
LichenotheliaceaeLichenothelia a rock-inhabiting fungus; a borderline lichen
LichinaceaePyrenopsis phaeococcaBrown-beaded Pyrenopsis Lichen
Metamelanea melambolaBlack Tar Lichen
Pterygiopsis cavaHollow Microcyanolichen
Pterygiopsis lacustrisLakeside Cyanocrust
Pterygiopsis neglectaRiver Crust Lichen
Pterygiopsis (Forssellia) sp.Fluvial Black Rosette Lichen
MegasporaceaeCircinaria caesiocinerea sunken disk lichen
Aspicilia laevatasunken disk lichen
MycocaliciaceaePhaeocalicium polyporaeumPolypore Stubble Fungus
OchrolechiaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra pustulataPustule Crust Lichen
Ochrolechia africanaFrosted Saucer Lichen
OpegraphaceaeOpegrapha vulgataOlive Scribble Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
ParmeliaceaeBulbothrix scortellaan eyelash lichen
Canoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Canoparmelia texanaTexas Shield Lichen
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna osseoalbaGrainy Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna pustuliferaPustule Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa obsessaRock Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmeliopsis subambiguaSouthern Starburst Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema dilatatumCracked Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema haitienseHaitian Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle 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 rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermanella fendleriDwarf Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea mutabilisBloody Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subscabrosaHorny Beard Llichen
Vulpicida viridisHidden Sunshine Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock Shield
Xanthoparmelia subramigerarock shield lichen
PeltigeraceaePeltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera polydactylonMany-fingered Pelt Lichen
Sticta carolinensisCarolina Moon Lichen
PeltulaceaePeltula euplocaPowdery Rock Olive
PertusariaceaePertusaria epixanthaYellow-tipped Wart Lichen
Pertusaria leioplacaOstrich Hide Lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria pustulataPustulate Wart Lichen
Pertusaria sinusmexicaniMexican Wart Lichen
Pertusaria subpertusaMesa Wart Lichen
Pertusaria texanaTexas Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis boliviensisBark Whitewash Lichen
Phlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianuma fringe lichen
Heterodermia granuliferaGranular Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Hyperphyscia syncollaSmooth Shadow-crust Lichen
Phaeophyscia ciliataSmooth Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia aipoliaHoary Rosette Lichen
Physcia americanaPowdery Rosette Lichen
Physcia millegranaMealy Rosette Lichen
Physcia pumiliorSpotted Rosette Lichen
Physcia stellarisStar Rosette Lichen
Physciella chloanthaCryptic Rosette Lichen
Rinodina fimbriataStreamside Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina mozianaa pepper-spored lichen
Rinodina oxydataAcidic Pepper-spore Lichen
Rinodina pachyspermaa pepper-spored lichen
PilocarpaceaeMicarea soraliferaGreen Dust Lichen
PorinaceaePseudosagedia cestrensisBark Bruise Lichen
Pseudosagedia guentheriGuenther's Bruise Lichen
PsoraceaePsorula rufonigraBlue-edged Scale Lichen
PyrenulaceaePyrenula leucostomaWhite-spotted Pox Lichen
Pyrenula pseudobufoniaEastern Pox Lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Phyllopsora confusaConfused Lace-Scale Lichen
Ramalina americanaSinewed Bush Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumSouthern Cartilage Lichen
Ramalina intermediaIntermediate Cartilage Lichen
Phyllopsora isidiosaIsidiate Lace-Scale Lichen
Bilimbia fuscoviridisGreen Fluffy Creek Lichen
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora elatinaFluffy Ragged-Rim Lichen
StereocaulaceaeLepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria finkiiFluffy Dust Lichen
TeloschistaceaeObscuroplaca camptidiaGray-rimmed Firedot Lichen
Caloplaca cerinaGray-rimmed Firedot
Gyalolechia flavorubescensBark Sulphur Firedot
Gyalolechia flavovirescensSulfur Firedot
Polycauliona candelariaShrubby Sunburst Lichen
Squamulea subsolutaSquamulose Firedot Lichen
Caloplaca pellodellaOlive Firedot Lichen
TrypetheliaceaeDictyomeridium proponensa pyrenolichen
Arthopyrenia fallaciosaWhite Pyrenofungus
Viridothelium virensSpeckled Blister Lichen
UncertainMuellerella lichenicolaa lichenicolous fungus
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon arenosaxiThin Stipple Lichen
Dermatocarpon luridumStreamside Stippleback Lichen
Endocarpon pallidulumPallid Stippled Lichen
Endocarpon petrolepideumRock Stippled Lichen
Flakea papillataThe Thing
Normandina pulchellaElf-eared Lichen
Verrucaria nigrescensBlack Speck Lichen
Staurothele fissaLakezone Lichen
Verrucaria cernaensisCracked Speck Lichen
XanthopyreniaceaeCollemopsidium angermannicumAngermann's River Tar Lichen