Lichens of North Carolina
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486 species for Jackson County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeAcarospora fuscataBrown Cracked Lichen
Acarospora janaeJana's Cobblestone Lichen
Acarospora obpallenscracked lichen
Polysporina simplex
Sarcogyne hypophaea
Sarcogyne similis
ArthoniaceaeArthonia quintariacomma lichen
Sporodophoron americanum
Arthonia radiatacomma lichen
BaeomycetaceaeBaeomyces rufusBrown Beret Lichen
BrigantieaceaeBrigantiaea leucoxanthaBrick-spored Lichen
CaliciaceaeOrcularia insperata
Amandinea punctata
Baculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensbutton lichen
Buellia vernicomabutton lichen
Calicium trabinellumpin lichen
Dimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Orcularia insperata
Pyxine sorediatamustard lichen
Buellia disciformis
CandelariaceaeCandelaria fibrosalemon lichen
Candelariella efflorescenseggyolk lichen
Candelariella xanthostigmagoldspeck lichen
Candelariella xanthostigmoidesgoldspeck lichen
CatillariaceaeCatillaria nigroclavata
ChrysotrichaceaeChrysothrix caesia
Chrysothrix insulizansgold dust lichen
Chrysothrix xanthinagold dust lichen
CladoniaceaeCetradonia linearisRock Gnome Lichen
Cladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia arbuscula subsp. arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia arbuscula subsp. mitisreindeer lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia cariosa
Cladonia carolinanaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia ciliata var. tenuis
Cladonia cocciferaRed Pixie Cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia conistacup lichen
Cladonia conspicuareindeer lichen
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia didyma var. didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia didyma var. vulcanicaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia digitataFinger Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia dimorphocladaProstrate Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia fimbriataTrumpet Lichen
Cladonia floerkianaDevil's Matchsticks
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia gracilis subsp. gracilisSmooth Pyxie Lichen
Cladonia gracilis subsp. turbinataSmooth Pyxie Lichen
Cladonia grayiGray's Cup Lichen
Cladonia incrassataPowder-foot British Soldiers
Cladonia macilenta var. macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia macilenta var. bacillarisLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia mataeocyatha
Cladonia merochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia multiformisShape-shifting Pixie Lichen
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia petrophilaRock Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia pyxidataPyxie Cups
Cladonia ramulosaBranched Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaReindeer Lichen
Cladonia robbinsiiYellow Tongue Lichen
Cladonia sobolescenspeg lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia stipitataStipitate Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosapeg lichen
Cladonia submitisreindeer lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia symphycarpiaGreater Thatch Soldiers
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataWhorled Ladder Lichen
Lepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Lepraria neglectaNeglected Dust Lichen
Lepraria normandinoidesdust lichen
Lepraria oxybaphadust lichen
Lepraria vouauxiidust lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
Stereocaulon dactylophyllum var. dactylophyllumsnow lichen
Herteliana schuyleriana
Cladonia amaurocraea
Cladonia crispata
Cladonia decorticata
Cladonia phyllophora
Lepraria membranaceaMembrane Dust Lichen
Pilophorus fibulaAppalachian Matchsticks
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CoenogoniaceaeCoenogonium pineti
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumjelly lichen
Collema furfuraceumjelly lichen
Collema nigrescensBlack Jelly Lichen
Collema subflaccidumjelly lichen
Enchylium conglomeratumjelly lichen
Leptogium austroamericanumSouth American Jellyskin
Leptogium chloromelumjellyskin
Leptogium corticolajellyskin
Leptogium cyanescensjellyskin
Leptogium hibernicumjellyskin
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
Leptogium laceroidesjellyskin
Leptogium milligranumjellyskin
ConiocybaceaeChaenotheca hygrophila
CystocoleaceaeCystocoleus ebeneus
DiploschistaceaeDiploschistes actinostomuscrater lichen
Diploschistes scruposuscrater lichen
GomphillaceaeGomphillus americanus
Gyalideopsis buckiiBuck's Gyalideopsis
Gyalideopsis moodyaeMoody's Gyalideopsis
GraphidaceaeFissurina insidiosafissure lichen
Graphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Leucodecton subcompunctumpore lichen
Nadvornikia sorediata
Thelotrema subtilebarnacle lichen
HydnaceaeBurgella flavoparmeliae
HymeneliaceaeIonaspis lacustris
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
Icmadophila ericetorumPeppermint Drop Lichen
LecanographaceaeAlyxoria variascribble lichen
Plectocarpon lichenum
LecanoraceaeCarbonicola anthracophila
Japewiella dollypartonianaDolly Parton Lichen
Lecanora albella var. albellarim lichen
Lecanora albella var. rebescensrim lichen
Lecanora caesiorubella subsp. caesiorubellarim lichen
Lecanora cenisiarim lichen
Lecanora chlaroterarim lichen
Lecanora cinereofuscarim lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora imshaugiiImshaug's Rim Lichen
Lecanora masanarim lichen
Lecanora miculatarim lichen
Lecanora minutellaMinute Rim Lichen
Lecanora nothocaesiellarim lichen
Lecanora oreinoidesrim lichen
Lecanora pulicarisrim lichen
Lecanora rugosellarim lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora subimmergensrim lichen
Lecanora subpallensrim lichen
Lecanora symmictarim lichen
Lecanora thysanophoraMapledust Lichen
Lecanora variarim lichen
Lecanora wisconsinensisWisconsin Rim Lichen
Lecidella elaeochroma
Lecidella euphorea
Traponora varians
Vainionora americanaVainio's Lichen
Lecidella achristotera
LecideaceaeBryobilimbia ahlesii
Lecidea cyrtidiadisc lichen
Lecidea nylanderiNylander's Tile Lichen
Porpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia crustulataCrusty Boulder Lichen
Porpidia macrocarpaBig-fruited Boulder Lichen
Porpidia subsimplexboulder lichen
LeprocaulaceaeHalecania pepegospora
Leprocaulon beechingii
LichinaceaeEphebe americanaAmerican Thread Lichen
Ephebe lanatathread lichen
Lichina willeyi
Phylliscum demangeonii
LobariaceaePseudocyphellaria citrinaLemon Specklebelly Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria deyiDey's Specklebelly Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria holarcticaHolarctic Specklebelly Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria hawaiiensis H. Magn.Hawaiian Specklebelly Lichen
Sticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
Sticta fragilinataFragile Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
LopadiaceaeLopadium pezizoideum
MegalosporaceaeMegalospora porphyritis
MegasporaceaeCircinaria caesiocinerea sunken disk lichen
Aspicilia cinereaAshy Sunken Disk Lichen
Aspicilia laevatasunken disk lichen
MonoblastiaceaeAcrocordia megalospora
Anisomeridium distans
Anisomeridium polypori
Anisomeridium subprostans
MycocaliciaceaeChaenothecopsis nanastubble fungus
Mycocalicium albonigrumstubble fungus
Mycocalicium subtilestubble fungus
Phaeocalicium curtisiiCurtis' Stubble Fungus
Phaeocalicium polyporaeumPolypore Stubble Fungus
Chaenothecopsis pusiolapin lichen
Sphinctrina anglica
Sphinctrina leucopoda
MycoporaceaeMycoporum antecellens
MycosphaerellaceaeStigmidium fuscatae
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia arboreaTree Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia pseudopallescenssaucer lichen
Ochrolechia tartareaTartar Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia trochophora var. trochophorasaucer lichen
Ochrolechia trochophora var. pruinosellasaucer lichen
Ochrolechia yasudae
OpegraphaceaeOpegrapha atrascribble lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Fuscopannaria sorediataSorediate Shingle Lichen
Pannaria conopleamatted lichen
Pannaria lurida subsp. luridamatted lichen
Pannaria lurida subsp. quercicolamatted lichen
Pannaria rubiginosamatted lichen
Pannaria subfuscamatted lichen
Pannaria tavaresiiTavares' Matted Lichen
Parmeliella appalachensis
Parmeliella tryptophylla
ParmeliaceaeAhtiana aurescens
Anzia americana
Anzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Anzia ornata
Bryoria bicolorhorsehair lichen
Bryoria furcellatahorsehair lichen
Canoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Cetraria arenaria
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss
Cetrelia cetrarioidessea-storm lichen
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia monachorumsea-storm lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Crespoa crozalsiana
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Flavopunctelia flaventiorSpeckled Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia enteromorphatube lichen
Hypogymnia physodesHooded Tube Lichen
Hypotrachyna afrorevolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna catawbiensis
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna dentellaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna gondylophoraloop lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna laevigataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumloop lichen
Hypotrachyna oostingiiOosting's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna prolongataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna pustuliferaPustule Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna rockiiloop lichen
Hypotrachyna sinuosaSinuous Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna taylorensisTaylor's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna thysanotaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna virginicaVirginia Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesImshaug's lichen
Imshaugia placorodiaImshaug's lichen
Melanohalea halei
Melanohalea olivacea
Menegazzia subsimilistree flute lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaaxil-bristle lichen
Myelochroa galbinaaxil-bristle lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmelia sulcataHammered Shield Lichen
Parmotrema arnoldiiArnold's Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumruffle lichen
Parmotrema diffractaicumruffle lichen
Parmotrema hypoleucinumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema xanthinumYellow Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema mellissiiruffle lichen
Parmotrema neotropicumNeotropical Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema simulansruffle lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumruffle lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumruffle lichen
Parmotrema ultralucensruffle lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiTuckerman's Rag Lichen
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia missouriensisMissouri Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia perreticulataspeckled shield lichen
Punctelia reddendaspeckled shield lichen
Punctelia rudectaCommon Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliaris
Tuckermannopsis orbata
Usnea angulataAngular Beard Lichen
Usnea brasiliensisBrazil Beard Lichen
Usnea cavernosaCavern Beard Lichen
Usnea ceratinabeard lichen
Usnea cornutabeard lichen
Usnea dasopogabeard lichen
Usnea entoviolatabeard lichen
Usnea fragilescens var. mollisbeard lichen
Usnea fulvoreagensbeard lichen
Usnea haleiHale's Beard Lichen
Usnea merrilliiMerrill's Beard Lichen
Usnea mutabilisbeard lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosa subsp. major Bushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanabeard lichen
Usnea subfuscabeard lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Usnea subscabrosabeard lichen
Usnea trichodeabeard lichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia cumberlandiaCumberland Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia monticolaMountain Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia plittiiPlitt's Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia viriduloumbrina
Hypotrachyna kauffmanianaKauffman's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna mcmullinianaMcMullin's Loop Lichen
Parmelia neodiscordansshield lichen
Parmotrema cristiferumruffle lichen
Dolichousnea longissimaOld Man's Beard
Usnea strigosa subsp. rubigineabeard lichen
Usnea schadenbergianaSchadenberg's Beard Lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataspecklebelly lichen
Dendriscocaulon intricatulumOlive-thorn Lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaTree Lungwort
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Nephroma parilekidney lichen
Nephroma resupinatumkidney lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera didactylapelt lichen
Peltigera elizabethaeElizabeth's Pelt Lichen
Peltigera evansianaEvans' Pelt Lichen
Peltigera horizontalisHorizontal Pelt Lichen
Peltigera hydrothyriaEastern Waterfan
Peltigera neckeriNecker's Pelt Lichen
Peltigera neopolydactylaFrog Pelt
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera praetextatapelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizans
Peltigera extenuatapelt lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria epixanthaYellow-tipped Wart Lichen
Pertusaria globularisGlobular Wart Lichen
Pertusaria macouniiMacoun's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria neoscoticaNew Scotland Wart Lichen
Pertusaria obrutawart lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria plittianaPlitt's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria propinquawart lichen
Pertusaria pustulataPustule Wart Lichen
Pertusaria rubefactawart lichen
Pertusaria sinusmexicaniwart lichen
Pertusaria subpertusaMesa Wart Lichen
Pertusaria texanaTexas Wart Lichen
Pertusaria superianaSuper's Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis boliviensisBolivian Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia albicans
Polyblastidium casarettianum
Heterodermia crocea
Heterodermia echinata
Heterodermia granulifera
Heterodermia neglecta
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia pseudospeciosafringe lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia squamulosa
Leucodermia appalachensis
Leucodermia leucomelos
Phaeophyscia adiastolaPowder-tipped Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia endococcinodesshadow lichen
Phaeophyscia hispidulaWhiskered Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia aipoliaHoary Rosette Lichen
Physcia haleiHele's Rosette Lichen
Physcia phaearosette lichen
Physcia pseudospeciosarosette lichen
Physcia pumiliorrosette lichen
Physcia stellarisStarry Rosette Lichen
Physcia subtilisSlender Rosette Lichen
Physcia thomsonianaThomson's Rosette Lichen
Physcia tribaciarosette lichen
Physconia leucoleiptesfrosted lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucum
Rinodina ascociscanapepper-spored lichen
Rinodina canapepper-spored lichen
Rinodina chrysidiataGolden Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina dolichosporapepper-spored lichen
Rinodina oxydatapepper-spored lichen
Rinodina siouxianaSioux Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina subminutapepper-spored lichen
Rinodina tenuispepper-spored lichen
Rinodina tephraspispepper-spored lichen
Heterodermia langdonianaLangdon's Fringe Lichen
Physcia tenellarosette lichen
PilocarpaceaeFellhaneropsis myrtillicola
Micarea denigratadot lichen
Micarea melaenadot lichen
Micarea peliocarpadot lichen
Micarea prasinadot lichen
PlacynthiaceaePlacynthium nigrum
PyrenulaceaeLithothelium hyalosporumClear-spored Pox Lichen
Pyrenula leucostomapox lichen
Pyrenula micheneriMichener's Pox Lichen
Pyrenula pseudobufoniaEastern Pox Lichen
Pyrenula punctellapox lichen
Pyrenula baliaSantee Pox Lichen
Pyrenula subellipticaSubelliptic Pox Lichen
Pyrenula confoederataSouthern Pox Lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia diffractadotted lichen
Bacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Biatora longisporaLong-spored Dotted Lichen
Biatora ponticadotted lichen
Biatora printzeniiPrintzen's Dotted Lichen
Bilimbia sabuletorum
Ramalina americanaAmerican Strap Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumCulberson's Strap Lichen
Ramalina labiosorediataChalky Bush Lichen
Bacidia sorediataSorediate Dotted Lichen
Ramalina dilaceratastrap lichen
RamboldiaceaeRamboldia blochianaRambold's lichen
Ramboldia elabensRambold's lichen
Ramboldia russulaRed Rambold's Lichen
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon reductummap lichen
Rhizocarpon rubescensmap lichen
Rhizocarpon subgeminatummap lichen
Rhizocarpon hochstetteri
RopalosporaceaeRopalospora chlorantha
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora cismonica
Loxospora ochrophaea
ScoliciosporaceaeScoliciosporum umbrinum
SphinctrinaceaeSphinctrina tubaeformis
StereocaulaceaeStereocaulon paschalesnow lichen
Stereocaulon pileatumPileated Snow Lichen
Stereocaulon tennesseense var. tennesseenseTennessee Snow Lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
StrigulaceaeStrigula stigmatella
TeloschistaceaeCaloplaca cerinafiredot lichen
Gyalolechia flavovirescens
Gallowayella hasseana
TephromelataceaeMycoblastus caesiusblood lichen
ThelenellaceaeThelenella muscorum
ThelocarpaceaeThelocarpon intermediellum
TrapeliaceaePlacynthiella icmaleatar-spot lichen
Trapelia coarctata
Trapelia glebulosa
Trapelia stipitata
Trapeliopsis flexuosaFence-rail Lichen
Trapeliopsis gelatinosa
Trapeliopsis granulosa
Trapeliopsis viridescens
TrypetheliaceaeViridothelium virens
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria americanafrosted rock tripe
Umbilicaria mammulatasmooth rock tripe
Umbilicaria muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Rock Tripe
Umbilicaria velleanavel lichen
UncertainBiatoropsis usnearum
Catinaria atropurpurea
Micareopsis irriguata
Patriciomyces valentinianus
Vouauxiomyces truncatus
Epicladonia sandstedei
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velata
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra hypothamnolica
Lepra multipunctoides
Lepra pustulataPustule Lichen
Lepra trachythallina
VerrucariaceaeAgonimia opuntiella
Dermatocarpon arenosaxistippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon intestiniformestippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon miniatumLesser Stippleback Lichen
Dermatocarpon muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Stippleback Lichen
Dermatocarpon multifoliumMulti-lobed Stippleback Lichen
Endocarpon pallidulum
Endocarpon petrolepideum
Flakea papillataThe Thing
Normandina pulchellaElf-eared Lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale
Placidium micheliistipplescale
Verrucaria nigrescens