Lichens of North Carolina
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228 species for Forsyth County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeSarcogyne hypophaeaStepdaughter Grain-spored Lichen
ArthoniaceaeArthonia quintariaFive-septate Comma Fungus
Arthothelium spectabileSpectacular Comma Lichen
Arthonia atrascribble lichen
Naevia dispersaDispersed Comma Fungus
Inoderma epigaeumEpigeal Clot Lichen
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 ciliataCiliate Reindeer Lichen
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 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 pyxidataPebbled Pyxie-cup Lichen
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
Cladonia subulataAntlered Pixie Lichen
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia erythroxyliFruiting Shell Lichen
Coccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
Spilonema revertensRock Hairball Lichen
CoenogoniaceaeCoenogonium pinetiPine Dimple Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumFlaking Tarpaper Lichen
Collema furfuraceumEffervescent Tarpaper Lichen
Collema nigrescensBroadleaf Blistered Jelly Lichen
Collema pulcellumBlistered Jelly Lichen
Collema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Enchylium conglomeratumDotted 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 juniperinumJuniper Jellyskin
Leptogium saturninumSaturn Jellyskin
Leptogium burnetiaeBurnet's Skin Lichen
ConiocybaceaeChaenotheca brunneolaBrown-headed Stubble Lichen
CordieritidaceaeRhymbocarpus neglectusNeglected Dust Lichen Fungus
GraphidaceaeGraphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Phaeographis dendriticaDendritic brown-spored lichen
HaematommataceaeHaematomma ochroleucumYellow Bloodspot Lichen
HarpidiaceaeEuopsis granatinaGround Beef Lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora allophanaBrown-eyed Rim Lichen
Lecanora argentatarim lichen
Lecanora caesiorubellaFrosted Rim Lichen
Lecanora variaGreenish-yellow Rim Lichen
Myriolecis hageniiHagen's Rim Lichen
Traponora variansVariegated Dot Lichen
Lecanora protervulaEastern Frosted Rim Lichen
LecideaceaeLecidea micropsdisc lichen
Porpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia macrocarpaBig-fruited Boulder Lichen
Lecidea fuscoatraDark Brown Disc Lichen
LichinaceaeThermutis velutinaRockvelvet Lichen
LopadiaceaeLopadium pezizoideumMoss Urn Lichen
MegasporaceaeAspicilia cinereaCinder Lichen
NaetrocymbaceaeNaetrocymbe punctiformisa dot fungus
OchrolechiaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra hypothamnolicaa fluff-wart lichen
Lepra multipunctoidesDotted Fluff-wart Lichen
Lepra pustulataPustule Crust Lichen
Ochrolechia tartareaTartar Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia trochophoraRosy Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia yasudaeCoral Saucer Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria conopleaMealy-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria luridaWrinkled Shingle Lichen
Pannaria subfuscamatted lichen
Psoroma hypnorumGreen Moss-shingle Lichen
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 minarumHairless-spined Shield Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Melanelixia subauriferaAbraded Camouflage Lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmeliopsis subambiguaSouthern Starburst Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema commensuratumCommensurate Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypoleucinumWhite Belly Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleUnperforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumMottled Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Punctelia borrerispeckled shield lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americanaFringed Wrinkle Lichen
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisFringed Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea angulataOld Man's Beard
Usnea cavernosaPitted Beard Lichen
Usnea dasaeabeard lichen
Usnea mutabilisBloody Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subgracilisSilken Beard Lichen
Usnea subscabrosaHorny Beard Llichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Vulpicida viridisHidden Sunshine Lichen
Xanthoparmelia angustiphyllaMeager Rock Shield Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock Shield
Xanthoparmelia hypofuscaLesser Rock Shield Lichen
Xanthoparmelia isidiosaIsidiate Rock Shield Lichen
Xanthoparmelia stenophyllaPalomino Rock Shield Lichen
Parmelina tiliaceaLinden Shield Lichen
Parmotrema cristiferumUnwhiskered Ruffle Lichen
Usnea hirtabeard lichen
Usnea tristisBushy Beard Lichen
Platismatia lacunosaCrinkled Rag Lichen
Usnea floridaWitches' Whiskers Lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataGreen Specklebelly Lichen
Dendriscocaulon intricatulumOlive-thorn Lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaCommon Lungwort
Emmanuelia raveneliiRavenel's Lungwort
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumFringed Kidney Lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera phyllidiosaPhyllidiose Pelt Lichen
Peltigera polydactylonMany-fingered Pelt Lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFingered Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria leioplacaOstrich Hide Lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria propinquawart lichen
Pertusaria pustulataPustulate Wart Lichen
Pertusaria rhexostomawart lichen
Pertusaria sinusmexicaniMexican Wart Lichen
Pertusaria subpertusaMesa Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianuma 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 orbicularisMealy Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia squarrosaScaly Shadow Lichen
Physcia aipoliaHoary Rosette Lichen
Physcia americanaPowdery Rosette Lichen
Physcia millegranaMealy Rosette Lichen
Physcia tribaciaBeaded Rosette Lichen
Physconia leucoleiptesBottle-brush Frost Lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucumCupped Fringe Lichen
Rinodina tephraspisa pepper-spored lichen
Physcia alnophilaOutward-looking Rosette Lichen
Physcia caesiaBlue-Gray Rosette Lichen
Physcia clementeiClement's Rosette Lichen
PlacynthiaceaePlacynthium nigrumBlackthread Lichen
PsoraceaePsora ictericaYellow Scale Lichen
PyrenulaceaePyrenula pseudobufoniaEastern Pox Lichen
RacodiaceaeRacodium rupestreRock Hair Lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Ramalina americanaSinewed Bush Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumSouthern Cartilage Lichen
Bacidia bagliettoana
Ramalina dilaceratastrap lichen
Ramalina calicarisa cartilage lichen
StereocaulaceaeLepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria finkiiFluffy Dust Lichen
Stereocaulon paschaleCottontail Foam Lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
TeloschistaceaeGyalolechia flavorubescens
Polycauliona candelariaShrubby Sunburst Lichen
TephromelataceaeTephromela atraBlack-eye Lichen
TrypetheliaceaeArthopyrenia analeptapyrenolichen
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
VahliellaceaeVahliella leucophaeaRock Shingle Lichen
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon arenosaxiThin Stipple Lichen
Dermatocarpon intestiniformestippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon luridumStreamside Stippleback, Silverskin Lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale
Placidium lachneumstipplescale
Placidium micheliistipplescale
Placidium squamulosumScaly Stipplescale
Staurothele fissaLakezone Lichen