Lichens of North Carolina
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122 species for McDowell County

familysciNamecomName
CaliciaceaeBuellia erubescensCommon Button Lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeaHidden Mealy Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia humilisHumble Pyxie-cup
Cladonia mateocyathaMixed-up Pixie Cups
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CollemataceaeLeptogium chloromelumRuffled Jellyskin
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
Scytinium lichenoidesTattered Jellyskin
FuscideaceaeMaronea polyphaeaMany-spored Maronea
GraphidaceaeGraphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeJapewiella dollypartonianaDolly Parton Lichen
Lecanora allophanaBrown-eyed Rim Lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora symmictaFused Rim Lichen
Lecanora thysanophoraMapledust Lichen
Lecanora layanaLay's Rim Lichen
Lecanora darlingiaeDarling's Rim Lichen
LeprocaulaceaeHalecania pepegosporaa dot lichen
LichenoconiaceaeAbrothallus microspermusSmall-spored Lichen Fungus
LichinaceaeEphebe solidaSolid Rockshag Lichen
OchrolechiaceaeLepra trachythallinaPowdered Wart Lichen
Ochrolechia tartareaTartar Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia yasudaeCoral Saucer Lichen
PannariaceaePannaria rubiginosaBrown-eyed Shingle Lichen
ParmeliaceaeAnzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Flavopunctelia flaventiorSpeckled Greenshield Lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumHairless-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna osseoalbaGrainy Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Melanelia stygiaAlpine Camouflage Lichen
Menegazzia terebrataPort-hole Lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmeliopsis hyperoptaGray Starburst Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumPowder-Edged Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleUnperforated Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia bollianaEastern Speckled ShieldLlichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisFringed Wrinkle Lichen
Tuckermannopsis orbataVariable Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea dasopogaFishbone Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanaNit Beard Lichen
Usnea subgracilisSilken Beard Lichen
Usnea subscabrosaHorny Beard Llichen
Vulpicida viridisHidden Sunshine Lichen
Hypotrachyna lividescensloop lichen
Hypotrachyna kauffmanianaKauffman's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna mcmullinianaMcMullin's Loop Lichen
Usnea floridaWitches' Whiskers Lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataGreen Specklebelly Lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaCommon Lungwort
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera leucophlebiaRuffled Freckle Pelt Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria hawaiiensisGilded Specklebelly Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFingered Moon Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria texanaTexas Wart Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia granuliferaGranular Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia pseudospeciosafringe lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia appalachensisAppalachian Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia leucomelosElegant Fringe Lichen
Physcia pumiliorSpotted Rosette Lichen
Physconia detersaBottlebrush Frost Lichen
Polyblastidium dendriticumBranching Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucumCupped Fringe Lichen
Rinodina bullataBullate Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina tenuisAdirondack Pepper-spore Lichen
Rinodina tephraspisa pepper-spored lichen
Heterodermia langdonianaLangdon's Fringe Lichen
RamalinaceaeBiatora ponticaBlack Sea Dot Lichen
Biatora printzeniiPrintzen's Dotted Lichen
Biatora vernalisSpring Dotted Lichen
Ramalina americanaSinewed Bush Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumSouthern Cartilage Lichen
Lecidea berengeriana Berenger's Dot Lichen
StereocaulaceaeLepraria finkiiFluffy Dust Lichen
Stereocaulon dactylophyllumFinger-scale Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon pileatumPixie Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon condensatumSandy Soil Foam
TeloschistaceaePolycauliona candelariaShrubby Sunburst Lichen
TrapeliaceaeRimularia badioatraBeaded Rimularia
TremellaceaeTremella cladoniaeCladonia Jelly Fungus
UncertainHomostegia herteliiHertel’s Homostegia Fungus
Epicladonia simplexSimple Epicladonia Fungus
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon miniatumLesser Stippleback Lichen
Verrucaria calkinsianaCalkins' Speck Lichen
XylographaceaeLambiella caecaLamb's Lichen