Lichens of North Carolina
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184 species for Durham County

familysciNamecomName
AphanopsidaceaeSteinia geophana
ArthoniaceaeArthonia susaSoutheastern Comma Lichen
Arthothelium spectabile
CaliciaceaeBaculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensbutton lichen
Pyxine caesiopruinosamustard lichen
Pyxine sorediatamustard lichen
Pyxine subcinereamustard lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria concolorCandleflame Lichen
Candelaria fibrosalemon lichen
Candelariella xanthostigmoidesgoldspeck lichen
CatillariaceaeCatillaria nigroclavata
ChrysotrichaceaeChrysothrix xanthinagold dust lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia botrytes
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia conistacup lichen
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia cylindricaCylinder Cup Lichen
Cladonia didyma var. vulcanicaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia evansiiPowder Puff Lichen
Cladonia floridanaFlorida Cup Lichen
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Cup Lichen
Cladonia leporinaJester Lichen
Cladonia macilenta var. macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia macilenta var. bacillarisLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia mataeocyatha
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia piedmontensisPiedmont Cladonia
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia ramulosaBranched Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaReindeer Lichen
Cladonia raveneliiRavenel's Cup Lichen
Cladonia robbinsiiYellow Tongue Lichen
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosapeg lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia verticillataWhorled Ladder Lichen
Lepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
Cladonia brevis
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CoenogoniaceaeCoenogonium pineti
CollemataceaeCollema nigrescensBlack Jelly Lichen
Enchylium conglomeratumjelly lichen
Leptogium austroamericanumSouth American Jellyskin
Leptogium corticolajellyskin
Leptogium cyanescensjellyskin
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
FuscideaceaeMaronea constans
GomphillaceaeGomphillus americanus
Gyalideopsis moodyaeMoody's Gyalideopsis
GraphidaceaeGraphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Phaeographis inustaCommon Brown-spored Script Lichen
GyalectaceaeGyalecta geoica
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora caesiorubella subsp. caesiorubellarim lichen
Lecanora chlaroterarim lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora imshaugiiImshaug's Rim Lichen
Lecanora minutellaMinute Rim Lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora subpallensrim lichen
Lecanora variarim lichen
Traponora varians
LecideaceaePorpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
LichenotheliaceaeLichenothelia sp.
LobariaceaeEmmanuelia raveneliiRavenel's Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia africanaFrosted Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia pseudopallescenssaucer lichen
OpegraphaceaeOpegrapha vulgatascribble lichen
OphioparmaceaeHypocenomyce scalarisOyster Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria rubiginosamatted 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 Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna osseoalbaloop lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesImshaug's lichen
Imshaugia placorodiaImshaug's lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaaxil-bristle lichen
Myelochroa galbinaaxil-bristle lichen
Parmeliopsis ambiguabran lichen
Parmeliopsis subambiguabran lichen
Parmotrema austrosinenseruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumruffle lichen
Parmotrema dilatatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema haitienseHaitian Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema xanthinumYellow Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema mellissiiruffle lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema rampoddenseruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleruffle lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumruffle lichen
Parmotrema tinctorumruffle lichen
Parmotrema ultralucensruffle lichen
Punctelia borrerispeckled shield lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaCommon Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermanella fendleri
Tuckermannopsis ciliaris
Usnea mutabilisbeard lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanabeard lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia hypomeleanarock shield lichen
Usnea herreiHerre's Beard Lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataspecklebelly lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaTree Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera phyllidiosapelt lichen
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera praetextatapelt lichen
Ricasolia quercizans
PertusariaceaePertusaria ostiolatawart lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria texanaTexas Wart Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia albicans
Heterodermia granulifera
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Hyperphyscia syncolla
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 americanaAmerican Rosette Lichen
Physcia millegranaMealy Rosette Lichen
Physcia pumiliorrosette lichen
Physcia stellarisStarry Rosette Lichen
Physciella chloanthaCryptic Rosette Lichen
Physconia leucoleiptesfrosted lichen
Rinodina ascociscanapepper-spored lichen
Rinodina maculanspepper-spored lichen
Rinodina tephraspispepper-spored lichen
Physcia alnophilarosette lichen
Rinodina papillatapepper-spored lichen
PorinaceaePseudosagedia cestrensisbruise lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Phyllopsora parvifolia
Ramalina americanaAmerican Strap Lichen
Ramalina complanatastrap lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumCulberson's Strap Lichen
Ramalina stenosporastrap lichen
RoccellaceaeInoderma subabietinum
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora elatina
TeloschistaceaeCaloplaca camptidiafiredot lichen
Caloplaca cerinafiredot lichen
Polycauliona candelariaShrubby Sunburst Lichen
Gallowayella weberi
TephromelataceaeTephromela atra
TrapeliaceaeTrapelia glebulosa
TrypetheliaceaeViridothelium virens
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velata
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra hypothamnolica
Lepra pustulataPustule Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Stippleback Lichen
Flakea papillataThe Thing
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale
VezdaeaceaeVezdaea leprosaVezda's Lichen