Lichens of North Carolina
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272 species for Clay County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeTrimmatothelopsis dispersaDispersed Cobblestone Lichen
AmphisphaeriaceaeAmphisphaeria bufoniaGray Tree Pyrenofungus
ArthoniaceaeArthonia susaSoutheastern Comma Lichen
Arthothelium ruanumJaguar-spot Comma Lichen
Arthothelium spectabileSpectacular Comma Lichen
BaeomycetaceaeBaeomyces rufusBrown Beret Lichen
BionectriaceaeNectriopsis rubefaciensa lichenicolous fungus
BrigantieaceaeBrigantiaea leucoxanthaBrick-spored Lichen
CaliciaceaeBaculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensCommon Button Lichen
Calicium glaucellumpin lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
ChrysotrichaceaeChrysothrix xanthinaCommon Gold Dust Lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia mitisGreen Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia fimbriataTrumpet Lichen
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia incrassataPowder-foot British Soldiers
Cladonia macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia multiformisShape-shifting Pixie Lichen
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia petrophilaRock-loving Cladonia
Cladonia piedmontensisScruffy Peg Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaGray Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia raveneliiRavenel's Cladonia
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
Spilonema revertensRock Hairball Lichen
CoenogoniaceaeCoenogonium pinetiPine Dimple Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Enchylium conglomeratumDotted Jelly Lichen
Leptogium corticolaBlistered Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium isidiosellumIsidiate Jellyskin
Leptogium juressianuma jellyskin lichen
Leptogium milligranumStretched Jellyskin
Scytinium dactylinumBrown Button Jellyskin
Scytinium lichenoidesTattered Jellyskin
Collema leptaleumCrumpled Bat's Wing Lichen
Leptogium acadienseAcadian Jellyskin
ConiocybaceaeChaenotheca ferrugineaRusty Stubble Lichen
Chaenotheca furfuraceaSulfur Stubble Lichen
GomphillaceaeGomphillus americanusAmerican Gomphillus
Gomphillus calycioidesa gomphillus lichen
GraphidaceaeGraphis furcataForked Script Lichen
Graphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Leiorreuma sericeuma script lichen
Nadvornikia sorediataNadvornik's Pale Dot Lichen
Thelotrema subtilebarnacle lichen
HymeneliaceaeIonaspis lacustrisRusty Brook Lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanographaceaeAlyxoria variaVariable Scribble Lichen
LecanoraceaeJapewiella dollypartonianaDolly Parton Lichen
Lecanora appalachensisAppalachian Rim Lichen
Lecanora cinereofuscaBeaded Rim Lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora imshaugiiImshaug's Rim Lichen
Lecanora masanaMasa's Dots
Lecanora nothocaesiellaFalse Dust Lichen
Lecanora rugosellaRugose Rim Lichen
Lecanora saxigenaAppalachian Rock Rim Lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora subimmergensSubimmersed Rim Lichen
Lecanora symmictaFused Rim Lichen
Lecanora thysanophoraMapledust Lichen
Lecidella enteroleucellaa disk lichen
Vainionora americanaAmerican Speck Lichen
Lecanora layanaLay's Rim Lichen
Lecanora protervulaEastern Frosted Rim Lichen
LecideaceaeBryobilimbia ahlesiiAhles' Dot Lichen
Lecidea cyrtidiaa tile lichen
Porpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia crustulataConcentric Boulder Lichen
LeprocaulaceaeHalecania pepegosporaa dot lichen
LichenoconiaceaeLichenoconium lecanoraeRim Lichen Fungus
LichinaceaeEphebe lanataWaterside Rockshag Lichen
Ephebe solidaSolid Rockshag Lichen
MegalosporaceaeMegalospora porphyritisa megalospora lichen
MegasporaceaeCircinaria caesiocinerea sunken disk lichen
Aspicilia laevatasunken disk lichen
MonoblastiaceaeAcrocordia megalosporaa pyrenolichen
Anisomeridium distansa pyrenolichen
Anisomeridium polyporiMany-pored Punch Lichen
MycocaliciaceaeMycocalicium subtileSnag Stubble Fungus
Phaeocalicium polyporaeumPolypore Stubble Fungus
OchrolechiaceaeLepra multipunctoidesDotted Fluff-wart Lichen
Lepra ophthalmizaRagged Wart Lichen
Lepra pustulataPustule Crust Lichen
Lepra trachythallinaPowdered Wart Lichen
Ochrolechia mexicanaMexican Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia pseudopallescensFalse Pallid Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia trochophoraRosy Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia yasudaeCoral Saucer Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria ahlneriAhlner's Shingle Lichen
Fuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Fuscopannaria sorediataGranular Shingle Lichen
Pannaria conopleaMealy-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria luridaWrinkled Shingle Lichen
Pannaria rubiginosaBrown-eyed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria subfuscamatted lichen
Pannaria tavaresiiTavares' Matted Lichen
Parmeliella appalachensisAppalachian Shingle Lichen
Parmeliella triptophyllaBlack-bordered Shingle Lichen
Pannaria lurida subsp. russelliiRussell's Matted Lichen
ParmeliaceaeAhtiana aurescensEastern Candlewax Lichen
Anzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Bryoria furcellataBurred Horsehair Lichen
Cetrelia cetrarioidesDownside Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia monachorumMonastic Seastorm Lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia physodesMonk's Hood Lichen
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataYellow-cored Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumHairless-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna osseoalbaGrainy Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna pseudosinuosaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna showmaniiShowman's Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Menegazzia subsimilisTree Flute Lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa metarevolutaJapanese Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema mellissiiMelliss' Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumPowder-Edged Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleUnperforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema ultralucensSpotted Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermanella fendleriDwarf Wrinkle Lichen
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisFringed Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea angulataOld Man's Beard
Usnea fulvoreagensYellowing Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanaNit Beard Lichen
Usnea subfuscaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subgracilisSilken Beard Lichen
Usnea subscabrosaHorny Beard Llichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock Shield
Xanthoparmelia isidiosaIsidiate Rock Shield Lichen
Xanthoparmelia plittiiPlitt's Rock-shield
Hypotrachyna lividescensloop lichen
Hypotrachyna kauffmanianaKauffman's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna mcmullinianaMcMullin's Loop Lichen
Melanelixia glabratulaWarm Fenestrations Lichen
Usnea fragilescensbeard lichen
Usnea schadenbergianaSilken Beard Lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataGreen Specklebelly Lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaCommon Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumFringed Kidney Lichen
Peltigera aphthosaCommon Freckle Pelt
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera elisabethaeConcentric Pelt Lichen
Peltigera leucophlebiaRuffled Freckle Pelt Lichen
Peltigera neopolydactylaCarpet Pelt Lichen
Peltigera phyllidiosaPhyllidiose Pelt Lichen
Peltigera praetextataScaly Dog Lichen
Peltigera senecaSeneca Pelt Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria holarcticaYellow Specklebelly Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria hawaiiensisGilded Specklebelly Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFingered Moon Lichen
Sticta carolinensisCarolina Moon Lichen
Sticta fragilinataFragile Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria epixanthaYellow-tipped Wart Lichen
Pertusaria globularisBallhead Wart Lichen
Pertusaria macouniiMacoun's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria propinquawart lichen
Pertusaria subpertusaMesa Wart Lichen
Pertusaria xanthodesVolcano Wart Lichen
Pertusaria superianaSuper's Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis boliviensisBark Whitewash Lichen
Phlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianuma fringe lichen
Heterodermia granuliferaGranular Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium neglectumNeglected Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia squamulosaScaly Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia appalachensisAppalachian Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia leucomelosElegant Fringe Lichen
Phaeophyscia endococcinodesRed-cored Starburst Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia americanaPowdery Rosette Lichen
Physcia stellarisStar Rosette Lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucumCupped Fringe Lichen
Rinodina braunianaBraun's Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina buckiiBuck's Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina chrysidiataGolden Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina tenuisAdirondack Pepper-spore Lichen
Heterodermia langdonianaLangdon's Fringe Lichen
Physcia clementeiClement's Rosette Lichen
PilocarpaceaeMicarea peliocarpaShadow Dot Lichen
Schadonia saulskellyanaMary Sauls Kelly's Dots
PlacynthiaceaePlacynthium flabellosumScaly Ink Lichen
PorinaceaePorina scabridaScabrid Pimple Lichen
Pseudosagedia guentheriGuenther's Bruise Lichen
PsoraceaePsorula rufonigraBlue-edged Scale Lichen
PyrenulaceaePyrenula pseudobufoniaEastern Pox Lichen
Pyrenula punctellaBeech Pox Lichen
Pyrenula subellipticaSubelliptic Pox Lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia ekmanianaEkman's Dotted Lichen
Bacidia polychroaMulti-colored Dotted Lichen
Bacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Biatora appalachensisAppalachian Dotted Lichen
Biatora ponticaBlack Sea Dot Lichen
Bilimbia sabuletorumSix-celled Moss Dot Lichen
Catillochroma beechingiiBeeching's Catillochroma
Phyllopsora confusaConfused Lace-Scale Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumSouthern Cartilage Lichen
Megalaria beechingiiBeeching's Megalaria
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon infernulum f. sylvaticumSmooth Brown Map Lichen
RopalosporaceaeRopalospora viridisGreen Comet-spored Lichen
StereocaulaceaeLepraria finkiiFluffy Dust Lichen
Lepraria neglectaZoned Dust Lichen
Lepraria normandinoidesElf-ear Dust Lichen
Lepraria oxybaphaLesser Lichen Vulgaris
Lepraria vouauxiidust lichen
Lepraria xanthonicaYellow Dust Lichen
Stereocaulon dactylophyllumFinger-scale Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon pileatumPixie Foam Lichen
StictidaceaeThelopsis corticolaOrange Dust Lichen
Thelopsis rubellaRufous Thelopsis
StrigulaceaeSwinscowia stigmatellaa pyrenolichen
TeloschistaceaeLendemeriella reptans Creeping Lendemer's Lichen
Xanthomendoza weberi Weber's Sunburst Lichen
ThelenellaceaeThelenella muscorumMoss Thelenella
TrapeliaceaePlacynthiella icmaleaStiff Tar-spot Lichen
Trapelia coarctataArctic Pebble Lichen
Trapelia corticolaBark Trapelia
Trapelia glebulosaRadiate Pebble Lichen
Trapelia placodioidesCracked Paint Lichen
Trapeliopsis viridescensGreen Mottled-disk Lichen
TrypetheliaceaeViridothelium virensSpeckled Blister Lichen
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria americanafrosted rock tripe
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
UncertainBiatoropsis usnearuma beard lichen fungus
Dictyocatenulata albaa lichenized, synnematous hyphomycete fungus
VahliellaceaeVahliella leucophaeaRock Shingle Lichen
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VerrucariaceaeAgonimia opuntiellaSpiny Agonimia Lichen
Dermatocarpon luridumStreamside Stippleback Lichen
Normandina pulchellaElf-eared Lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale