Lichens of North Carolina
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235 species for Durham County

familysciNamecomName
AphanopsidaceaeSteinia geophanaMetal Soil Lichen
ArthoniaceaeArthonia quintariaFive-septate Comma Fungus
Arthonia rubellaRufous Comma Lichen
Arthonia susaSoutheastern Comma Lichen
Arthothelium spectabileSpectacular Comma Lichen
Inoderma subabietinuman inoderma lichen
CaliciaceaeBaculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensCommon Button Lichen
Buellia maculataSpotted Button Lichen
Calicium salicinumRusted Stubble Lichen
Pyxine caesiopruinosaOrange Button Rosette Lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
Pyxine subcinereaAshy Mustard Lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria concolorElfin Candleflame Lichen
Candelaria fibrosaFringed Candleflame Lichen
Candelariella xanthostigmoidesgoldspeck lichen
CatillariaceaeCatillaria nigroclavataa black dot lichen
ChrysotrichaceaeChrysothrix caesiaFrosted Comma Lichen
Chrysothrix xanthinaCommon Gold Dust Lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia botrytesStump Lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia conistacup lichen
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeaHidden Mealy Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia cylindricaCylindrical Powderhorn
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia evansiiPowder Puff Lichen
Cladonia floridanaBramble Cladonia
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia leporinaJester Lichen
Cladonia macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia mateocyathaMixed-up Pixie Cups
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia piedmontensisScruffy Peg Lichen
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia ramulosaBranched Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaGray Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia raveneliiRavenel's Cladonia
Cladonia robbinsiiYellow Tongue Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
ClavulinaceaeMulticlavula mucidaWhite Green-Algae Coral
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CoenogoniaceaeCoenogonium pinetiPine Dimple Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema nigrescensBroadleaf Blistered Jelly Lichen
Collema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Enchylium conglomeratumDotted Jelly Lichen
Leptogium austroamericanumSouth American Jellyskin
Leptogium corticolaBlistered Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
FuscideaceaeMaronea constansa maronea lichen
Maronea polyphaeaMany-spored Maronea
GomphillaceaeGomphillus americanusAmerican Gomphillus
Gyalideopsis buckiiBuck's Gyalideopsis
Gyalideopsis moodyaeMoody's Gyalideopsis
GraphidaceaeGraphis lineolaLine Script Lichen
Graphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Allographa striatulaStriate Script Lichen
Nadvornikia sorediataNadvornik's Pale Dot Lichen
Phaeographis inustaCommon Brown-spored Script Lichen
Thelotrema subtilebarnacle lichen
GyalectaceaeGyalecta geoicaRock Dimple Lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora appalachensisAppalachian Rim Lichen
Lecanora caesiorubellaFrosted Rim Lichen
Lecanora chlaroteraBrown Rim Lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora imshaugiiImshaug's Rim Lichen
Lecanora minutellaMinute Rim Lichen
Lecanora oreinoidesSunken Rim Lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora subimmergensSubimmersed Rim Lichen
Lecanora variaGreenish-yellow Rim Lichen
Traponora variansVariegated Dot Lichen
Lecanora protervulaEastern Frosted Rim Lichen
LecideaceaePorpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
LichenotheliaceaeLichenothelia a rock-inhabiting fungus; a borderline lichen
MelaspileaceaeMelaspilea demissaLittle Brown Script
MonoblastiaceaeAnisomeridium biformea pyrenolichen
Anisomeridium polyporiMany-pored Punch Lichen
MycocaliciaceaePhaeocalicium polyporaeumPolypore Stubble Fungus
MycosphaerellaceaeStigmidium mycobilimbiae
OchrolechiaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra hypothamnolicaa fluff-wart lichen
Lepra ophthalmizaRagged Wart Lichen
Lepra pustulataPustule Crust Lichen
Ochrolechia africanaFrosted Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia pseudopallescensFalse Pallid Saucer Lichen
OpegraphaceaeOpegrapha vulgataOlive Scribble Lichen
OphioparmaceaeHypocenomyce scalarisOyster Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria rubiginosaBrown-eyed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria subfuscamatted lichen
Pannaria tavaresiiTavares' Matted Lichen
ParmeliaceaeAnzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Canoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Canoparmelia texanaTexas Shield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna osseoalbaGrainy Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Imshaugia placorodiaAmerican Starburst Lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmeliopsis ambiguaGreen Starburst Lichen
Parmeliopsis subambiguaSouthern Starburst Lichen
Parmotrema austrosinenseUnwhiskered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema dilatatumCracked Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema haitienseHaitian Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypoleucinumWhite Belly Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema xanthinumYellow Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema mellissiiMelliss' Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema rampoddenseLong-whiskered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleUnperforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumMottled Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema tinctorumPalm Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema ultralucensSpotted Ruffle Lichen
Punctelia borrerispeckled shield lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermanella fendleriDwarf Wrinkle Lichen
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisFringed Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea mutabilisBloody Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanaNit Beard Lichen
Usnea subgracilisSilken Beard Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock Shield
Xanthoparmelia hypomelaenaOzark Rock Shield Lichen
Usnea floridaWitches' Whiskers Lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataGreen Specklebelly Lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaCommon Lungwort
Emmanuelia raveneliiRavenel's Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumFringed Kidney Lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera phyllidiosaPhyllidiose Pelt Lichen
Peltigera polydactylonMany-fingered Pelt Lichen
Peltigera praetextataScaly Dog Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFingered Moon Lichen
PeltulaceaePeltula euplocaPowdery Rock Olive
PertusariaceaePertusaria epixanthaYellow-tipped Wart Lichen
Pertusaria ostiolataPore Wart Lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria texanaTexas Wart Lichen
Pertusaria xanthodesVolcano Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis boliviensisBark Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia albicansWhite 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 hirsutaHairy Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia hispidulaWhiskered Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia orbicularisMealy Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia adscendensHooded Rosette 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
Physconia leucoleiptesBottle-brush Frost Lichen
Rinodina ascociscanaScaly Pepper-spore Lichen
Rinodina maculansa pepper-spored lichen
Rinodina mozianaa pepper-spored lichen
Rinodina oxydataAcidic Pepper-spore Lichen
Rinodina tephraspisa pepper-spored lichen
Physcia alnophilaOutward-looking Rosette Lichen
Rinodina papillataPapillate Pepper-spore Lichen
PilocarpaceaeMicarea neostipitataStipitate Dot Lichen
Micarea soraliferaGreen Dust Lichen
PorinaceaePorina heterosporaSoutheastern Pimple Lichen
Pseudosagedia cestrensisBark Bruise Lichen
Pseudosagedia guentheriGuenther's Bruise Lichen
PyrenulaceaePyrenula leucostomaWhite-spotted Pox Lichen
Pyrenula pseudobufoniaEastern Pox Lichen
Pyrenula punctellaBeech Pox Lichen
Pyrenula subellipticaSubelliptic Pox Lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia purpuransPurple Dotted Lichen
Bacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Bacidia suffusadotted lichen
Biatora printzeniiPrintzen's Dotted Lichen
Phyllopsora parvifoliaLeafy Lace-Scale Lichen
Ramalina americanaSinewed Bush Lichen
Ramalina complanataBumpy Ramalina
Ramalina culbersoniorumSouthern Cartilage Lichen
Ramalina stenosporaSouthern Strap Lichen
Bacidina delicataGhost Dot Lichen
Phyllopsora kalbiiKalb's Lace-scale
Phyllopsora isidiosaIsidiate Lace-Scale Lichen
Bilimbia fuscoviridisGreen Fluffy Creek Lichen
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora elatinaFluffy Ragged-Rim Lichen
StereocaulaceaeLepraria finkiiFluffy Dust Lichen
StictidaceaeThelopsis corticolaOrange Dust Lichen
Thelopsis inordinataan inmersed perithecial lichen
TeloschistaceaeObscuroplaca camptidiaGray-rimmed Firedot Lichen
Caloplaca cerinaGray-rimmed Firedot
Gyalolechia flavovirescensSulfur Firedot
Polycauliona candelariaShrubby Sunburst Lichen
Squamulea subsolutaSquamulose Firedot Lichen
Xanthomendoza weberi Weber's Sunburst Lichen
TephromelataceaeTephromela atraBlack-eye Lichen
ThelenellaceaeThelenella brasiliensisBrazilian Thelenella
TrapeliaceaePlacynthiella dasaeaa pale dot lichen
Trapelia glebulosaRadiate Pebble Lichen
Trapeliopsis flexuosaFence-rail Lichen
TrypetheliaceaeConstrictolumina cinchonaeQuinine Pyrenolichen
Viridothelium virensSpeckled Blister Lichen
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon arenosaxiThin Stipple Lichen
Dermatocarpon luridumStreamside Stippleback Lichen
Dermatocarpon muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Stippleback Lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale
VezdaeaceaeVezdaea leprosaVezda's Lichen