Lichens of North Carolina
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395 species for Dare County

familysciNamecomName
AgyriaceaeAgyrium rufumRufous Dot Fungus
ArthoniaceaeArthonia albovirescensWhite-green Comma Lichen
Arthonia anglicaEnglish Comma Lichen
Arthonia intervenienscomma lichen
Arthonia quintariaFive-septate Comma Fungus
Arthonia rubellaRufous Comma Lichen
Arthonia susaSoutheastern Comma Lichen
Coniarthonia pyrrhulared dot lichen
Synarthonia hodgesiiHodges' Comma Lichen
Arthonia agelasticaHerded Comma Lichen
Arthonia samdykeanaSamuel Dyke's Comma Fungus
Arthonia stevensonianaStevenson's Comma Lichen
Coniocarpon cinnabarinumBloody Comma Lichen
BionectriaceaeXenonectriella subimperspicuaa lichenicolous fungus
BrigantieaceaeBrigantiaea leucoxanthaBrick-spored Lichen
Letrouitia parabolaa letrouitia lichen
CaliciaceaeAmandinea langloisiiLanglois' Button Lichen
Amandinea milliariabutton lichen
Amandinea polysporaMany-spored Button Lichen
Amandinea punctataTiny Button Lichen
Baculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Baculifera imshaugianaImshaug's Button Lichen
Buellia elizaeEliza's Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensCommon Button Lichen
Buellia vernicomabutton lichen
Calicium hyperelloidespin lichen
Ciposia wheeleriWheeler's Button Lichen
Dirinaria aegialitaGrainy Medallion Lichen
Dirinaria confusaWhite Medallion Lichen
Dirinaria pictaPowdery Medallion
Pyxine albovirensWhite-green Mustard Lichen
Pyxine caesiopruinosaOrange Button Rosette Lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
Pyxine subcinereaAshy Mustard Lichen
Gassicurtia acidobaeomycetabutton lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria fibrosaFringed Candleflame Lichen
CatillariaceaeCatillaria nigroclavataa black dot lichen
ChrysotrichaceaeChrysothrix chamaecyparicolaWhite Cedar Gold Dust Lichen
Chrysothrix xanthinaCommon Gold Dust Lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia atlanticaAtlantic Cup Lichen
Cladonia beaumontiiBeaumont's Cladonia
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia cariosaSplit-peg Soldiers
Cladonia cervicornisladder lichen
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeaHidden Mealy Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia evansiiPowder Puff Lichen
Cladonia fimbriataTrumpet Lichen
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia incrassataPowder-foot British Soldiers
Cladonia leporinaJester Lichen
Cladonia macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia pyxidataPebbled Pyxie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rappiiSlender Ladder Lichen
Cladonia santensisSantee Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia subradiataPowdery Peg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia abbreviatulaAbbreviated Cladonia
ClavulinaceaeMulticlavula mucidaWhite Green-Algae Coral
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia erythroxyliFruiting Shell Lichen
Coccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CoenogoniaceaeCoenogonium luteumOrange Dimple Lichen
Coenogonium pinetiPine Dimple Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema pulcellum var. leucopepluma blistered jelly lichen
Collema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Leptogium austroamericanumSouth American Jellyskin
Leptogium azureumBlue Jellyskin
Leptogium corticolaBlistered Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
ConiocybaceaeChaenotheca hygrophilaMoisture-loving Stubble Lichen
CordieritidaceaeSkyttea lecanoraea rim lichen fungus
DactyolpsporaceaeSclerococcum inquilinumSpotted Wart Lichen Fungus
EpigloeaceaeEpigloea pleiosporaAlgal Gel Fungus
FuscideaceaeMaronea polyphaeaMany-spored Maronea
GomphillaceaeGyalideopsis buckiiBuck's Gyalideopsis
Asterothyrium decipiensa leaf lichen
GraphidaceaeDyplolabia afzeliiPowdered Script Lichen
Fissurina alligatorensisAlligator River Fissure Lichen
Fissurina columbinaColumbian Fissure Lichen
Fissurina cypressiCypress Fissure Lichen
Fissurina illiteratafissure lichen
Fissurina incrustansCrusted Fissure Lichen
Fissurina insidiosafissure lichen
Fissurina scolecitisfissure lichen
Fissurina subnitidulafissure lichen
Glyphis cicatricosaBlistered Script Lichen
Glyphis scyphuliferaCupped Script Lichen
Graphis desquamescensscript lichen
Graphis furcataForked Script Lichen
Graphis inversaInverse Script Lichen
Graphis lineolaLine Script Lichen
Graphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Allographa striatulaStriate Script Lichen
Leiorreuma explicansa script lichen
Leiorreuma sericeuma script lichen
Nadvornikia sorediataNadvornik's Pale Dot Lichen
Ocellularia praestansvolcano lichen
Creographa brasiliensis Brazil Brown-spored Script Lichen
Phaeographis erumpensErumpent Brown-spored Script Lichen
Phaeographis inustaCommon Brown-spored Script Lichen
Phaeographis lobataLobed Phaeographis
Phaeographis oricolaCarolina Beach Dots
Sarcographa tricosaWarty Script Lichen
Thelotrema adjectumbarnacle lichen
Pseudochapsa dilatataDilated Barnacle Lichen
Thelotrema monospermumSingle-spored Barnacle Lichen
Thelotrema subtilebarnacle lichen
Acanthothecis leucopeplaa white fissure lichen
Acanthothecis mosquitensisMosquito Fissure Lichen
Allographa rimulosascript lichen
Graphis brahmanensisBrahman Script Lichen
Graphis cinctascript lichen
Graphis crebrascript lichen
Graphis elegansElegant Script Lichen
Graphis endoxanthaFluted Script Lichen
Graphis handeliiHandel's Script Lichen
Graphis pinicolaPine Script Lichen
Graphis tenellascript lichen
Graphis vittatascript lichen
Ocellularia americanaAmerican Volcano Lichen
Ocellularia sanfordianaSanford Volcano Lichen
Thalloloma cinnabarinumCinnabar Script Lichen
Thalloloma hypoleptuma script lichen
GyalectaceaeRamonia microsporaBark Stars
HaematommataceaeHaematomma accolensbloodspot lichen
Haematomma persooniiPersoon's Bloodspot Lichen
Haematomma flexuosumFlexuose Bloodspot Lichen
Haematomma guyanenseGuyana Bloodspot Lichen
LecanographaceaeAlyxoria variaVariable Scribble Lichen
Zwackhia viridisGreen Scribble Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora albellulaWood-spot Rim Lichen
Lecanora allophanaBrown-eyed Rim Lichen
Lecanora glaucomodesSmooth Frosted Rim Lichen
Lecanora caperaticaa sorediate rim lichen
Lecanora chlaroteraBrown Rim Lichen
Lecanora cinereofuscaBeaded Rim Lichen
Lecanora cupressiCypress Rim Lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora imshaugiiImshaug's Rim Lichen
Lecanora louisianaeLouisiana Rim Lichen
Lecanora nothocaesiellaFalse Dust Lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Myriolecis hageniiHagen's Rim Lichen
Xanthosyne variansVariegated Dot Lichen
Lecanora albellaWhite Rim Lichen
Lecanora protervulaEastern Frosted Rim Lichen
Xanthosyne granularis
Xanthosyne varians subsp. submorsei
LecideaceaeLecidea plebejaCommon Disc Lichen
LichenoconiaceaeLichenoconium lecanoraeRim Lichen Fungus
Abrothallus parmotrematisRuffle Lichen Fungus
Lichenoconium cargillianumCargill Lichen Fungus
MegalosporaceaeMegalospora porphyritisa megalospora lichen
Megalospora pachycheila
MelaspileaceaeMelanographa tribulodesPox Lichen Fungus
MonoblastiaceaeAnisomeridium biformea pyrenolichen
Anisomeridium polyporiMany-pored Punch Lichen
Anisomeridium anisolobuma pyrenolichen
Anisomeridium biformoidesa pyrenolichen
MycocaliciaceaeChaenothecopsis debilisKing Pin
Chaenothecopsis pusillastubble fungus
Phaeocalicium polyporaeumPolypore Stubble Fungus
Sphinctrina tubaeformisWart Lichen Stubble Fungus
MycoporaceaeMycoporum eschweileriEschweiler's Mycoporum
Mycoporum lacteumMilky Mycoporum
MycosphaerellaceaeSphaerellothecium cinerascens
Stigmidium parmotrematis
MytilinidiaceaeTaeniolella delicataDelicate Lichen Fungus
OchrolechiaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra commutataa powdered wart lichen
Lepra hypothamnolicaa fluff-wart lichen
Lepra multipunctoidesDotted Fluff-wart Lichen
Lepra ophthalmizaRagged Wart Lichen
Lepra pustulataPustule Crust Lichen
Lepra trachythallinaPowdered Wart Lichen
Ochrolechia africanaFrosted Saucer Lichen
OpegraphaceaeNyungwea anguinellaBrown Scribble Lichen
Opegrapha anomeaAggregated Scribble Fungus
Opegrapha vulgataOlive Scribble Lichen
Opegrapha melanospila
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria lurida subsp. quercicolamatted lichen
Pannaria subfuscamatted lichen
Pannaria tavaresiiTavares' Matted Lichen
Parmeliella pannosaa shingle lichen
ParmeliaceaeAnzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Anzia ornataOrnate Foam Lichen
Bulbothrix confoederataSmooth Eyelash Lichen
Bulbothrix laevigatulaMatted Eyelash Lichen
Bulbothrix scortellaan eyelash lichen
Canoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumHairless-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna osseoalbaGrainy Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna spumosaPustuled Shield Lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Neoprotoparmelia amerisidiataAmerican Isidiate Neoprotoparmelia
Parmeliopsis subambiguaSouthern Starburst Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema dilatatumCracked Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema gardneriGardner's Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypoleucinumWhite Belly Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema internexumruffle lichen
Parmotrema xanthinumYellow Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema mellissiiMelliss' Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema neotropicumNeotropical Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema praesorediosumPowder-crowned Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema rampoddenseLong-whiskered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleUnperforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subrigidumCoastal Perforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumMottled Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema tinctorumPalm Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema ultralucensSpotted Ruffle Lichen
Punctelia borrerispeckled shield lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermanella fendleriDwarf Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea evansiiEvans' Beard Lichen
Usnea mutabilisBloody Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subscabrosaHorny Beard Llichen
Usnea trichodeaBony Beard Lichen
Canoparmelia cryptochlorophaeaPowdered Cloud Lichen
Hypotrachyna cryptochloraloop lichen
Hypotrachyna mcmullinianaMcMullin's Loop Lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataGreen Specklebelly Lichen
Dendriscocaulon intricatulumOlive-thorn Lichen
Emmanuelia raveneliiRavenel's Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumFringed Kidney Lichen
Peltigera neopolydactylaCarpet Pelt Lichen
Sticta carolinensisCarolina Moon Lichen
Sticta deyanaDey's Moon Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria epixanthaYellow-tipped Wart Lichen
Pertusaria macouniiMacoun's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria neoscoticaNova Scotia Pore Lichen
Pertusaria obrutaBuried Wart Lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria propinquawart lichen
Pertusaria pustulataPustulate Wart Lichen
Pertusaria rubefactawart lichen
Pertusaria sinusmexicaniMexican Wart Lichen
Pertusaria subpertusaMesa Wart Lichen
Pertusaria tetrathalamiawart lichen
Pertusaria texanaTexas Wart Lichen
Pertusaria xanthodesVolcano Wart Lichen
PhaeococcomycetaceaeEtayoa trypetheliiTrypethelium Fungus
PhaeosphaeriaceaeDidymocyrtis melanelixiaeMelanelixia Didymocyrtis Fungus
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis boliviensisBark Whitewash Lichen
PhyllachoraceaeLichenochora haematommatumBloodspot Lichen Fungus
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia albicansWhite Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianuma fringe lichen
Heterodermia croceaOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium japonicumJapanese Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia leucomelosElegant Fringe Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia squarrosaScaly Shadow Lichen
Physcia americanaPowdery Rosette Lichen
Physcia atrostriataStreaked Rosette Lichen
Physcia millegranaMealy Rosette Lichen
Physcia sorediosaBlack-bottomed Rosette Lichen
Rinodina dolichosporaa pepper-spored lichen
Rinodina maculansa pepper-spored lichen
Rinodina papillataPapillate Pepper-spore Lichen
PilocarpaceaeByssoloma leucoblepharuma fuzzy rim lichen
Byssoloma meadiiMead's Fuzzy Rim Lichen
Fellhanera bouteilleiBoiteille's Fellhanera
Micarea chlorostictadot lichen
Micarea micrococcaMicrodot Micarea Lichen
Micarea neostipitataStipitate Dot Lichen
Micarea peliocarpaShadow Dot Lichen
Micarea prasinaGreen Dot Lichen
Byssoloma maderenseMadeiran Fuzzy Rim Lichen
PorinaceaePorina heterosporaSoutheastern Pimple Lichen
Porina scabridaScabrid Pimple Lichen
Pseudosagedia cestrensisBark Bruise Lichen
Pseudosagedia isidiataIsidiate Bruise Lichen
Pseudosagedia rhaphidospermaLong-spored Bruise Lichen
Trichothelium americanumAmerican Trichothelium
Segestria leptaleaa pyrenolichen
PyrenulaceaeAnthracothecium australienseAustralian Pox Lichen
Lithothelium illotuma pox lichen
Pyrenula aspisteaa pox lichen
Pyrenula cruentaBark Rash Lichen
Pyrenula fetivicaa pox lichen
Pyrenula leucostomaWhite-spotted Pox Lichen
Pyrenula microcarpaSmall-fruited Pox Lichen
Pyrenula pseudobufoniaEastern Pox Lichen
Pyrenula punctellaBeech Pox Lichen
Pyrenula raveneliiRavenel's Pox Lichen
Pyrenula baliaSantee Pox Lichen
Pyrenula mamillanaMammillary Pox Lichen
Pyrenula microthecaSmall Pox Lichen
Pyrgillus javanicusJava Pyrgillus Lichen
RamalinaceaeScutula circumspecta Circumspect Dotted Lichen
Bacidia diffractaDiffracted Dotted Lichen
Bacidia ekmanianaEkman's Dotted Lichen
Bacidia heterochroaDifferent-colored Dotted Lichen
Bacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Bacidia thiersianaThiers' Dotted Lichen
Bacidina crystalliferaChrystal Dotted Lichen
Catinaria atropurpureaa dot lichen
Phyllopsora confusaConfused Lace-Scale Lichen
Phyllopsora corallinaCoralloid Lace-Scale Lichen
Phyllopsora parvifoliaLeafy Lace-Scale Lichen
Ramalina americanaSinewed Bush Lichen
Ramalina complanataBumpy Ramalina
Ramalina culbersoniorumSouthern Cartilage Lichen
Ramalina montagneiStriped Ramalina
Ramalina stenosporaSouthern Strap Lichen
Ramalina willeyiThorny Ramalina
Catinaria brodoanaBrodo's Dot Lichen
Catillochroma alleniaeAllen's Catillochroma
Bacidia sorediataSorediate Dotted Lichen
Bacidia laurocerasia dotted lichen
Ramalina dilacerataPunctured Ribbon Lichen
Ramalina tenuisSlender Strap Lichen
RamboldiaceaeRamboldia russulaSouthern Crimson Dot Lichen
RoccellaceaeCresponea flavaLemon Fissure Cookies
Schismatomma rappiiRapp's Crevice-disk
Mazosia carneaMeaty Mazosia
RopalosporaceaeRopalospora viridisGreen Comet-spored Lichen
SarrameanaceaeChicitaea confusaConfused Chicita Lichen
SpirographaceaeSpirographa triangularisTriangular Lichenicolous Fungus
StereocaulaceaeLepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria finkiiFluffy Dust Lichen
Lepraria friabilisFriable Dust Lichen
Lepraria harrisianaHarris' Dust Lichen
Lepraria vouauxiidust lichen
Xyleborus nigricansBlack Caps
Lepraria aurescensdust lichen
Lepraria hodkinsonianaHodkinson's Dust Lichen
StictidaceaeThelopsis corticolaOrange Dust Lichen
Thelopsis rubellaRufous Thelopsis
Topelia aperiensa topelia lichen
StictographaceaeBuelliella minimulaMinute Button Fungus
Buelliella trypetheliiTrypethelium Button Fungus
StrigulaceaeDichoporis tenuis a pyrenolichen
Dichoporis viridisedaa pyrenolichen
TeloschistaceaeObscuroplaca camptidiaGray-rimmed Firedot Lichen
Gyalolechia flavorubescensBark Sulphur Firedot
Teloschistes chrysophthalmusGolden-eye Lichen
Xanthomendoza weberi Weber's Sunburst Lichen
Xanthocarpia feracissimaSidewalk Firedot Lichen
TephromelataceaeTephromela atraBlack-eye Lichen
TrapeliaceaePlacynthiella dasaeaa pale dot lichen
Placynthiella icmaleaStiff Tar-spot Lichen
Trapeliopsis flexuosaFence-rail Lichen
Trapeliopsis granulosaGranular Mottled-Disk Lichen
TremellaceaeTremella pertusariaeWart Lichen Tremella
Tremella phaeographidisPhaeographis Tremella
Tremella parmeliarumReticulated Ruffle Lichen Tremella
Tremella zamoraeZamora's Tremella
TrichothyriaceaeLichenopeltella heterodermiicolaFringe Lichen Fungus
TrypetheliaceaeBathelium carolinianumCarolina Crowded-warts
Constrictolumina cinchonaeQuinine Pyrenolichen
Macroconstrictolumina lyrataa pyrenolichen
Nigrovothelium tropicumPeppercorn Lichen
Viridothelium virensSpeckled Blister Lichen
Arthopyrenia taxodiiCypress Dots
Polymeridium quinqueseptatumFive-septate Polymeridium
Polymeridium subcinereuma pyrenolichen
UncertainBactrospora lamprosporaBig-spored False Button Lichen
Bactrospora carolinensisCarolina False Button Lichen
Lichenodiplis lecanoraea rim lichen fungus
Minutoexcipula tuckeraeTucker's Wart Lichen Fungus
Muellerella lichenicolaa lichenicolous fungus
Piccolia nannariaOrange Speck Lichen
Vouauxiella lichenicolaa lichenicolous fungus
Minutoexcipula miniatoexcipulaSunset-rimmed Lichen Fungus
Bactrospora brevisporaShort-spored False Button Lichen
Minutoexcipula marianaMariana Lichen Fungus
Roselliniopsis tropicaTropical Lichen Fungus
Lichenodiplis pertusariicolaa wart lichen fungus
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VezdaeaceaeVezdaea leprosaVezda's Lichen
ZythiaceaeZythia resinae Resin Fungus