Lichens of North Carolina
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208 species for Forsyth County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeSarcogyne hypophaea
ArthoniaceaeArthonia quintariacomma lichen
Arthothelium spectabile
BaeomycetaceaeBaeomyces rufusBrown Beret Lichen
CaliciaceaeBaculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensbutton lichen
Dermiscellum oulocheila
Pyxine sorediatamustard lichen
Buellia disciformis
CandelariaceaeCandelaria fibrosalemon lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia arbuscula subsp. arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia arbuscula subsp. mitisreindeer lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia carolinanaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia cervicornisladder lichen
Cladonia chlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia ciliata var. tenuis
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cylindricaCylinder Cup Lichen
Cladonia didyma var. didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia fimbriataTrumpet Lichen
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Cup Lichen
Cladonia incrassataPowder-foot British Soldiers
Cladonia leporinaJester Lichen
Cladonia macilenta var. bacillarisLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia piedmontensisPiedmont Cladonia
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia pyxidataPyxie Cups
Cladonia robbinsiiYellow Tongue Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosapeg lichen
Cladonia subradiataPowdery Peg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia turgidaTurgid Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataWhorled Ladder Lichen
Lepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
Cladonia stellaris
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia erthroxyli
Coccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
Spilonema revertens
CoenogoniaceaeCoenogonium pineti
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumjelly lichen
Collema furfuraceumjelly lichen
Collema nigrescensBlack Jelly Lichen
Collema pulchellum var. pulchellumjelly lichen
Enchylium conglomeratumjelly lichen
Leptogium austroamericanumSouth American Jellyskin
Leptogium azureumAzure Jellyskin
Leptogium chloromelumjellyskin
Leptogium corticolajellyskin
Leptogium cyanescensjellyskin
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
Leptogium milligranumjellyskin
Scytinium dactylinumjellyskin
Scytinium juniperinumjellyskin
Leptogium saturninumjellyskin
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 caesiorubella subsp. caesiorubellarim lichen
Lecanora subpallensrim lichen
Lecanora variarim lichen
Myriolecis hageniiHagen's Rim Lichen
Traponora varians
Lecanora anoptiza
LecideaceaePorpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia macrocarpaBig-fruited Boulder Lichen
LichinaceaeThermutis velutina
LobariaceaeEmmanuelia raveneliiRavenel's Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
MegasporaceaeAspicilia cinereaAshy Sunken Disk Lichen
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia tartareaTartar Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia trochophora var. trochophorasaucer lichen
Ochrolechia yasudae
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 lividaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumloop lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesImshaug's lichen
Melanelixia subaurifera
Myelochroa aurulentaaxil-bristle lichen
Myelochroa galbinaaxil-bristle lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmeliopsis subambiguabran lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema commensuratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumruffle lichen
Parmotrema hypoleucinumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleruffle lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumruffle lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiTuckerman's Rag Lichen
Punctelia borrerispeckled shield lichen
Punctelia rudectaCommon Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliaris
Usnea cavernosaCavern Beard Lichen
Usnea dasaeabeard lichen
Usnea mutabilisbeard lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Usnea subscabrosabeard lichen
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 pulmonariaTree Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizans
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 syncolla
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 americanaAmerican Rosette Lichen
Physcia millegranaMealy Rosette Lichen
Physcia tribaciarosette lichen
Physconia leucoleiptesfrosted lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucum
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
StereocaulaceaeStereocaulon paschalesnow lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
TeloschistaceaeGyalolechia flavorubescens
Polycauliona candelariaShrubby Sunburst Lichen
TephromelataceaeTephromela atra
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulatasmooth rock tripe
VahliellaceaeVahliella leucophaeaVahl's Lichen
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velata
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra hypothamnolica
Lepra pustulataPustule Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon arenosaxistippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon intestiniformestippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale
Placidium lachneumstipplescale
Placidium micheliistipplescale
Placidium squamulosumstipplescale