Lichens of North Carolina
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242 species for Mitchell County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeAcarospora privigna
ArthoniaceaeArthonia lapidicolacomma lichen
BaeomycetaceaeBaeomyces rufusBrown Beret Lichen
CaliciaceaeDimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
Diplotomma alboatrumGrayish Button Lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria concolorCandleflame Lichen
Candelariella vitellinagoldspeck lichen
CladoniaceaeCetradonia linearisRock Gnome Lichen
Cladonia arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia mitisGreen Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia carolinianaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia fimbriataTrumpet Lichen
Cladonia floerkeanaDevil's Matchsticks
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia gracilis subsp. turbinataBronze Pixie-cup
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia incrassataPowder-foot British Soldiers
Cladonia macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia merochlorophaeaGritty Pixie-cup
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaGray Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia reiWand Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia stygiaStyx Black-footed Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
Cladonia phyllophora
Pilophorus fibulaAppalachian Matchsticks
Cladonia ignatiiSt. Ignatius Cladonia
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia pellita
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumButterfly Jelly Lichen
Collema furfuraceumBlistered Jelly Lichen
Collema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
FuscideaceaeFuscidea recensa var. recensaquilt lichen
Fuscidea recensa var. arcuatulaquilt lichen
GomphillaceaeGomphillus calycioides
Jamesiella anastomosans
GraphidaceaeGraphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
HaematommataceaeHaematomma ochroleucumbloodspot lichen
HymeneliaceaeTremolecia atrata
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora allophanarim lichen
Lecanora chlaroterarim lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora masanaMasa's Dots
Lecanora minutellaMinute Rim Lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora variarim lichen
Traponora variansVariable Dot Lichen
Japewiella tavaresiana
Lecanora argopholisrim lichen
Lecanora polytropa
Rhizoplaca peltata
LecideaceaeLecidea roseotinctaRose-tinted Disc Lichen
Porpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia cinereoatraDark Gray Boulder Lichen
Porpidia contraponendaWinter's Remembrance Boulder Lichen
Porpidia degeliiDegelius' Boulder Lichen
Porpidia tuberculosaTubercled Boulder Lichen
Lecidea tessellataMosaic Tile Lichen
Porpidia speireaboulder lichen
LichinaceaeEphebe americanaAmerican Thread Lichen
Ephebe lanataRock Shag Lichen
MegasporaceaeCircinaria caesiocinerea sunken disk lichen
Aspicilia cinereaAshy Sunken Disk Lichen
MycocaliciaceaePhaeocalicium compressulumCompressed Stubble Fungus
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia tartareaTartar Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia yasudaeCoral Saucer Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Parmeliella triptophylla
ParmeliaceaeAlectoria fallacinaBubbling Witches Hair
Anzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Bryoria furcellatahorsehair lichen
Bryoria nadvornikianaNadvornik's Horsehair Lichen
Cetraria arenariaSand-loving Iceland Lichen
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss
Cetraria laevigata
Cetrelia cetrarioidessea-storm lichen
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia monachorumsea-storm lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Flavopunctelia flaventiorSpeckled Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia enteromorphatube lichen
Hypogymnia incurvoidestube lichen
Hypogymnia krogiaeKrog's Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia physodesHooded Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia vittatatube lichen
Hypotrachyna afrorevolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna catawbiensis
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna gondylophoraloop lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna laevigataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumNew Forest Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna prolongataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna sinuosaGreen Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna taylorensisTaylor's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna thysanotaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna virginicaVirginia Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Melanelia stygiaAlpine Camouflage Lichen
Melanohalea halei
Melanohalea septentrionalis
Menegazzia subsimilistree flute lichen
Menegazzia terebratatree flute lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmelia omphalodesshield lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmelia sulcataHammered Shield Lichen
Parmeliopsis hyperoptaGray Starburst Lichen
Parmotrema arnoldiiArnold's Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumBlack Stone Flower
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumruffle lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Protoparmelia badia
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia bollianaspeckled shield lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisCiliate Wrinkle Lichen
Tuckermannopsis orbata
Usnea cornutabeard lichen
Usnea dasaeabeard lichen
Usnea dasopogabeard lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanabeard lichen
Usnea subfuscabeard lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Usnea subscabrosaHorny Beard Llichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock Shield
Xanthoparmelia cumberlandiaCumberland Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia monticolaMountain Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia plittiiPlitt's Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia stenophyllarock shield lichen
Xanthoparmelia viriduloumbrina
Bryoria fuscescens
Hypotrachyna britannicaBritish Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna mcmullinianaMcMullin's Loop Lichen
Usnea glabratabeard lichen
Usnea hirtabeard lichen
Usnea intermediabeard lichen
PeltigeraceaeLobaria pulmonariaLungwort, Lung Lichen
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera didactylapelt lichen
Peltigera leucophlebiapelt lichen
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera praetextatapelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria leioplacawart lichen
Pertusaria pustulataPustule Wart Lichen
Pertusaria glomeratawart lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia crinalisHanging Fringe Lichen
Anaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianum
Heterodermia erectaErect Centipede Lichen
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia leucomelosElegant Fringe Lichen
Phaeophyscia adiastolaPowder-tipped Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia orbicularisMealy Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia stellarisStar Rosette Lichen
Physcia subtilisSlender Rosette Lichen
Physcia thomsonianaThomson's Rosette Lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucumCupped Fringe Lichen
Physcia dubiarosette lichen
PorinaceaePorina scabrida
RamalinaceaeBiatora appalachensisAppalachian Dotted Lichen
Ramalina americanaAmerican Strap Lichen
Ramalina intermediastrap lichen
Mycoblastus sanguinariusblood lichen
Ramalina sinensisFan Ramalina
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon petraeum map lichen
Rhizocarpon geographicummap lichen
Rhizocarpon hochstetteri
RopalosporaceaeRopalospora chlorantha
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora cismonica
Loxospora ochrophaea
StereocaulaceaeLepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria cryophilaCold-loving Dust Lichen
Lepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Lepraria jackiiJack's Dust Lichen
Lepraria lanataAppalachian Dust Bunnies
Lepraria oxybaphaLesser Lichen Vulgaris
Stereocaulon dactylophyllumFinger-scale Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon paschaleCottontail Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon pileatumPixie Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon tennesseense var. tennesseenseBony Foam Lichen
Lepraria rigidulaRigid Dust Lichen
Stereocaulon condensatumSandy Soil Foam
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
StrangosporaceaeStrangospora moriformis
TeloschistaceaeCaloplaca reptansfiredot lichen
Xanthomendoza hasseana
TephromelataceaeMycoblastus caesiusblood lichen
Violella fucata
TrapeliaceaeTrapelia corticola
Trapelia glebulosa
Trapelia stipitata
Trapeliopsis granulosa
Trapeliopsis viridescens
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
Umbilicaria muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Rock Tripe
Umbilicaria torrefacta
UncertainPhaeopyxis punctum
Cyphobasidium hypogymniicola
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VariolariaceaeLepra andersoniaeGlady's Mountain Spikes
Lepra multipunctoides
Lepra trachythallina