Lichens of North Carolina
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281 species for Mitchell County

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AcarosporaceaeAcarospora privignaCommon Coal-dust Lichen
ArthoniaceaeArthonia lapidicolacomma lichen
BaeomycetaceaeBaeomyces rufusBrown Beret Lichen
CaliciaceaeDimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
Diplotomma alboatrumGrayish Button Lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria concolorElfin Candleflame Lichen
Candelariella vitellinaCommon Goldspeck 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 cocciferaRed Pixie Cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeaHidden Mealy Pixie-cup 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 phyllophoraFelt Clad Pyxie Lichen
Pilophorus fibulaAppalachian Matchsticks
Cladonia ignatiiSt. Ignatius Cladonia
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia pellitaa shell lichen
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumFlaking Tarpaper Lichen
Collema furfuraceumEffervescent Tarpaper Lichen
Collema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
CyphobasidiaceaeCyphobasidium hypogymniicolaLoop Lichen Cyphobasidium
FuscideaceaeFuscidea recensaa quilt lichen
Fuscidea recensa var. arcuatulaa quilt lichen
GomphillaceaeGomphillus calycioidesa gomphillus lichen
Jamesiella anastomosansJames' Lichen
GraphidaceaeGraphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
HaematommataceaeHaematomma ochroleucumYellow Bloodspot Lichen
HymeneliaceaeIonaspis lacustrisRusty Brook Lichen
Tremolecia atrataRusty Rock Lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanoraceaeJapewiella dollypartonianaDolly Parton Lichen
Lecanora allophanaBrown-eyed Rim Lichen
Lecanora chlaroteraBrown Rim Lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora masanaMasa's Dots
Lecanora minutellaMinute Rim Lichen
Lecanora saxigenaAppalachian Rock Rim Lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora symmictaFused Rim Lichen
Lecanora variaGreenish-yellow Rim Lichen
Xanthosyne variansVariegated Dot Lichen
Lecanora layanaLay's Rim Lichen
Japewiella tavaresianaTavares' Dot Lichen
Lecanora argopholisYellowish Beaded Rim Lichen
Lecanora polytropaGranite Speck Rim Lichen
Lecanora sachsianaSachs' Rim Lichen
Protoparmeliopsis peltataPeltate Rimmed Navel Lichen
Lecanora albellaWhite Rim Lichen
LecideaceaeLecidea roseotinctaRose-tinted Disc Lichen
Porpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia cinereoatraDark Gray Boulder Lichen
Porpidia contraponendaWinter's Remembrance Boulder Lichen
Porpidia crustulataConcentric Boulder Lichen
Porpidia degeliiDegelius' Boulder Lichen
Porpidia tuberculosaTubercled Boulder Lichen
Lecidea tessellataMosaic Tile Lichen
Porpidia speireaboulder lichen
LeprocaulaceaeHalecania pepegosporaa dot lichen
LichenotheliaceaeEndococcus propinquusa lichenicolous fungus
LichinaceaeEphebe americanaAmerican Thread Lichen
Ephebe lanataWaterside Rockshag Lichen
MegasporaceaeCircinaria caesiocinerea sunken disk lichen
Aspicilia cinereaCinder Lichen
MycocaliciaceaePhaeocalicium compressulumCompressed Stubble Fungus
OchrolechiaceaeLepra andersoniaeGlady's Mountain Spikes
Lepra multipunctoidesDotted Fluff-wart Lichen
Lepra ophthalmizaRagged Wart Lichen
Lepra trachythallinaPowdered Wart Lichen
Ochrolechia tartareaTartar Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia yasudaeCoral Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia mahluensisMahlu Ochrolechia
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Parmeliella triptophyllaBlack-bordered Shingle Lichen
ParmeliaceaeAlectoria fallacinaBubbling Witches Hair
Anzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Bryoria furcellataBurred Horsehair Lichen
Bryoria nadvornikianaSpiny Gray Horsehair Lichen
Cetraria arenariaSand-loving Iceland Lichen
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss
Cetraria laevigataStriped Iceland Lichen
Cetrelia cetrarioidesDownside Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia monachorumMonastic Seastorm Lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Flavopunctelia flaventiorSpeckled Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia enteromorphaBudding Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia incurvoidesLattice Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia krogiaeFreckled Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia physodesMonk's Hood Lichen
Hypogymnia vittataBrownish Monk's-Hood Lichen
Hypotrachyna afrorevolutaPustulate Revolute Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna catawbiensisPowder-tipped Antler Lichen
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataYellow-cored Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna gondylophoraloop lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna laevigataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumHairless-spined Shield 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 haleiAppalachian Tree Camouflage Lichen
Melanohalea septentrionalisNorthern Camouflage Lichen
Menegazzia subsimilisTree Flute Lichen
Menegazzia terebrataPort-hole Lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Parmelia omphalodesSmoky Shield 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 perlatumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumPowder-Edged Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Protoparmelia badiaChocolate Rim Lichen
Protoparmelia hypotremellaa sterile rim lichen
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia bollianaEastern Speckled ShieldLlichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americanaFringed Wrinkle Lichen
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisFringed Wrinkle Lichen
Tuckermannopsis orbataVariable Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea cornutaInflated Beard Lichen
Usnea dasaeabeard lichen
Usnea dasopogaFishbone Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanaNit Beard Lichen
Usnea subfuscaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subgracilisSilken Beard 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 stenophyllaPalomino Rock Shield Lichen
Xanthoparmelia viriduloumbrinaShingled Rock Shield Lichen
Bryoria fuscescensPale-Footed Horsehair Lichen
Hypotrachyna lividescensloop lichen
Hypotrachyna appalachensisAppalachian Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna britannicaBritish Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna kauffmanianaKauffman's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna mcmullinianaMcMullin's Loop Lichen
Melanelixia glabratulaWarm Fenestrations Lichen
Usnea glabrataLustrous Beard Lichen
Usnea hirtabeard lichen
Usnea intermediaIntermediate Beard Lichen
Platismatia lacunosaCrinkled Rag Lichen
Usnea floridaWitches' Whiskers Lichen
Usnea chicitaeChicita's Beard Lichen
PeltigeraceaeLobaria pulmonariaCommon Lungwort
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera didactylaAlternating Pelt Lichen
Peltigera leucophlebiaRuffled Freckle Pelt Lichen
Peltigera polydactylonMany-fingered Pelt Lichen
Peltigera praetextataScaly Dog Lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Peltigera senecaSeneca Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta fragilinataFragile Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
Nephroma laevigatumMustard Kidney Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria leioplacaOstrich Hide Lichen
Pertusaria pustulataPustulate Wart Lichen
Pertusaria superianaSuper's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria glomeratawart lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
Phlyctis speireawhitewash lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia crinalisHanging Fringe Lichen
Anaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianuma fringe lichen
Heterodermia erectaErect Centipede Lichen
Polyblastidium neglectumNeglected Fringe 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
Rinodina braunianaBraun's Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina bullataBullate Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina excrescensa pepper-spored lichen
Rinodina subminutaSubminute Pepper-spore Lichen
Rinodina tephraspisa pepper-spored lichen
Physcia dubiaPowder-tipped Rosette Lichen
PilocarpaceaeMicarea pycnidiophoraPycnidiate Dot Lichen
Fellhanera subtilisDelicate Fellhanera
PorinaceaePorina scabridaScabrid Pimple Lichen
RamalinaceaeBiatora appalachensisAppalachian Dotted Lichen
Biatora ponticaBlack Sea Dot Lichen
Ramalina americanaSinewed Bush Lichen
Ramalina intermediaIntermediate Cartilage Lichen
Ramalina sinensisFan Ramalina
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon petraeum a map lichen
Rhizocarpon geographicumYellow Map Lichen
Rhizocarpon hochstetteriSmooth Map Lichen
RopalosporaceaeRopalospora chloranthaComet-spored Lichen
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora cismonicaFrosted Ragged-Rim Lichen
Loxospora ochrophaeaEastern Ragged-Rim Lichen
StereocaulaceaeLepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria cryophilaCold-loving Dust Lichen
Lepraria finkiiFluffy 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 tennesseenseBony Foam Lichen
Lepraria rigidulaRigid Dust Lichen
Stereocaulon condensatumSandy Soil Foam
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
StrangosporaceaeStrangospora moriformisa strangospora lichen
TeloschistaceaeLendemeriella reptans Creeping Lendemer's Lichen
Xanthomendoza hasseana Poplar Sunburst Lichen
TephromelataceaeMycoblastus caesiusLight Blue Blood Lichen
Mycoblastus sanguinariusBloody Heart Lichen
Violella fucataInner Violet Lichen
Mycoblastus sanguinarioidesInspersed Blood Lichen
TrapeliaceaeTrapelia corticolaBark Trapelia
Trapelia glebulosaRadiate Pebble Lichen
Trapelia stipitataStipitate Pebble Lichen
Trapeliopsis granulosaGranular Mottled-Disk Lichen
Trapeliopsis viridescensGreen Mottled-disk Lichen
Rimularia badioatraBeaded Rimularia
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
Umbilicaria muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Rock Tripe
Umbilicaria torrefactaPunctured Rocktripe
UncertainBachmanniomyces punctuma lichenicolous fungus
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VerrucariaceaePlacopyrenium fuscellumBranching Speck Lichen