Lichens of North Carolina
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211 species for Forsyth County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeSarcogyne hypophaea
ArthoniaceaeArthonia quintariaFive-septate Comma Lichen
Arthothelium spectabileSpectacular Comma Lichen
Naevia dispersaDispersed Comma Fungus
BaeomycetaceaeBaeomyces rufusBrown Beret Lichen
CaliciaceaeBaculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensCommon Button Lichen
Dermiscellum oulocheilumCatawba River Spotted Lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
Buellia disciformisBoreal Button Lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria fibrosaFringed Candleflame Lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia mitisGreen Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia carolinianaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia cervicornisladder lichen
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia ciliata var. tenuis
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cylindricaCylinder Cup Lichen
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia fimbriataTrumpet Lichen
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
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 piedmontensisScruffy Peg Lichen
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia pyxidataPyxie Cups
Cladonia robbinsiiYellow Tongue Cladonia
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia subradiataPowdery Peg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia turgidaCrazy Scale Lichen
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
Cladonia stellarisStar-tipped Reindeer Lichen
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia erythroxyliFruiting Shell Lichen
Coccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
Spilonema revertens
CoenogoniaceaeCoenogonium pinetiPine Dimple Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumButterfly Jelly Lichen
Collema furfuraceumBlistered Jelly Lichen
Collema nigrescensBroadleaf Blistered Jelly Lichen
Collema pulcellum var. pulcellumBlistered Jelly Lichen
Enchylium conglomeratumTar Jelly Lichen
Leptogium austroamericanumSouth American Jellyskin
Leptogium azureumBlue Jellyskin
Leptogium chloromelumRuffled Jellyskin
Leptogium corticolaBlistered Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
Leptogium milligranumStretched Jellyskin
Scytinium dactylinumBrown Button Jellyskin
Scytinium juniperinumjellyskin
Leptogium saturninumSaturn Jellyskin
Leptogium burnetiaeBurnet's Skin Lichen
ConiocybaceaeChaenotheca brunneolapin lichen
CordieritidaceaeRhymbocarpus neglectus
GraphidaceaeGraphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Phaeographis dendriticaDendritic brown-spored lichen
HarpidiaceaeEuopsis granatina
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora allophanarim lichen
Lecanora argentatarim lichen
Lecanora caesiorubellaFrosted Rim Lichen
Lecanora variarim lichen
Myriolecis hageniiHagen's Rim Lichen
Traponora variansVariable Dot Lichen
Lecanora anoptiza
Lecanora protervulaEastern Frosted Rim Lichen
LecideaceaePorpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia macrocarpaBig-fruited Boulder Lichen
LichinaceaeThermutis velutina
MegasporaceaeAspicilia cinereaAshy Sunken Disk Lichen
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia tartareaTartar Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia trochophora var. trochophorasaucer lichen
Ochrolechia yasudaeCoral Saucer Lichen
OpegraphaceaeOpegrapha atrascribble lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria lurida subsp. luridamatted lichen
Pannaria subfuscamatted lichen
Fuscopannaria leucophaeashingle lichen
Psoroma hypnorum
ParmeliaceaeAnzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Canoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumNew Forest Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Melanelixia subaurifera
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmeliopsis subambiguaSouthern Starburst Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema commensuratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypoleucinuma ruffle lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumBlack Stone Flower
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleUnperforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumruffle lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Punctelia borrerispeckled shield lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisCiliate Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea cavernosaCavern Beard Lichen
Usnea dasaeabeard lichen
Usnea mutabilisBloody Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Usnea subscabrosaHorny Beard Llichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Vulpicida viridissunshine lichen
Xanthoparmelia angustiphyllarock shield lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock Shield
Xanthoparmelia hypofuscarock shield lichen
Xanthoparmelia isidiosarock shield lichen
Xanthoparmelia stenophyllarock shield lichen
Parmelina tiliacea
Parmotrema cristiferumruffle lichen
Usnea hirtabeard lichen
Usnea tristisbeard lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataspecklebelly lichen
Dendriscocaulon intricatulumOlive-thorn Lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaLungwort, Lung Lichen
Emmanuelia raveneliiRavenel's Lungwort
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
Ricasolia amplissima
PertusariaceaePertusaria leioplacawart lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria propinquawart lichen
Pertusaria pustulataPustule Wart Lichen
Pertusaria rhexostomawart lichen
Pertusaria sinusmexicaniwart lichen
Pertusaria subpertusaMesa Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianum
Heterodermia granulifera
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Hyperphyscia syncollaSmooth Shadow-crust Lichen
Phaeophyscia ciliataSmooth Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia orbicularisMealy Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia squarrosashadow lichen
Physcia aipoliaHoary Rosette Lichen
Physcia americanaPowdery Rosette Lichen
Physcia millegranaMealy Rosette Lichen
Physcia tribaciarosette lichen
Physconia leucoleiptesfrosted lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucumCupped Fringe Lichen
Rinodina tephraspispepper-spored lichen
Physcia alnophilarosette lichen
Physcia caesiarosette lichen
Physcia clementeiClement's Rosette Lichen
PlacynthiaceaePlacynthium nigrum
PsoraceaePsora icterica
PyrenulaceaePyrenula pseudobufoniaEastern Pox Lichen
RacodiaceaeRacodium rupestre
RamalinaceaeBacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Ramalina americanaAmerican Strap Lichen
Bacidia bagliettoana
Ramalina dilaceratastrap lichen
StereocaulaceaeLepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Stereocaulon paschaleCottontail Foam Lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
TeloschistaceaeGyalolechia flavorubescens
Polycauliona candelariaShrubby Sunburst Lichen
TephromelataceaeTephromela atra
TrypetheliaceaeArthopyrenia analeptapyrenolichen
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
VahliellaceaeVahliella leucophaeaVahl's Lichen
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra hypothamnolica
Lepra pustulataPustule Crust Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon arenosaxistippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon intestiniformestippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale
Placidium lachneumstipplescale
Placidium micheliistipplescale
Placidium squamulosumScaly Stipplescale