Lichens of North Carolina
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237 species for Mitchell County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaePolysporina simplex
ArthoniaceaeArthonia lapidicola
BaeomycetaceaeBaeomyces rufusBrown Beret Lichen
CaliciaceaeDimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Pyxine sorediatamustard lichen
Diplotomma alboatrum
CandelariaceaeCandelaria concolorCandleflame Lichen
Candelariella vitellina
CladoniaceaeCetradonia linearisRock Gnome Lichen
Cladonia arbuscula subsp. arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia arbuscula subsp. mitisreindeer lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia carolinanaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia didyma var. didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia fimbriataTrumpet Lichen
Cladonia floerkianaDevil's Matchsticks
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
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 merochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaReindeer Lichen
Cladonia reiWand Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia stygiareindeer lichen
Cladonia subcariosapeg lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataWhorled Ladder Lichen
Lepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria cryophilaCold-loving Dust Lichen
Lepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Lepraria jackiiJack's Dust Lichen
Lepraria lanatadust lichen
Lepraria oxybaphadust lichen
Stereocaulon dactylophyllum var. dactylophyllumsnow lichen
Stereocaulon dactylophyllum var. occidentalesnow lichen
Cladonia phyllophora
Lepraria rigidulaRigid Dust Lichen
Pilophorus fibulaAppalachian Matchsticks
Stereocaulon condensatumsnow lichen
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia pellita
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumjelly lichen
Collema furfuraceumjelly lichen
Collema subflaccidumjelly lichen
Leptogium cyanescensjellyskin
FuscideaceaeFuscidea 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 masanarim lichen
Lecanora minutellaMinute Rim Lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora variarim lichen
Traponora varians
Japewiella tavaresiana
Lecanora argopholisrim lichen
Lecanora polytropa
Rhizoplaca peltata
LecideaceaeLecidea roseotinctaRose-tinted Disc Lichen
Porpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia cinereoatraboulder lichen
Porpidia degeliiDegelius' Boulder Lichen
Porpidia tuberculosaboulder lichen
Lecidea tessellataMosaic Tile Lichen
Porpidia speireaboulder lichen
LichinaceaeEphebe americanaAmerican Thread Lichen
Ephebe lanatathread lichen
LobariaceaeSticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
MegasporaceaeCircinaria caesiocinerea sunken disk lichen
Aspicilia cinereaAshy Sunken Disk Lichen
MycocaliciaceaePhaeocalicium compressulumCompressed Stubble Fungus
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia tartareaTartar Saucer Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Parmeliella tryptophylla
ParmeliaceaeAlectoria fallacinawitch's hair
Anzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Bryoria furcellatahorsehair lichen
Bryoria nadvornikianaNadvornik's Horsehair Lichen
Cetraria arenaria
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 Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna laevigataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumloop lichen
Hypotrachyna prolongataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna sinuosaSinuous Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna taylorensisTaylor's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna thysanotaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna virginicaVirginia Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesImshaug's lichen
Melanelia stygia
Melanohalea halei
Melanohalea septentrionalis
Menegazzia subsimilistree flute lichen
Mengazzia terebratatree flute lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaaxil-bristle lichen
Myelochroa galbinaaxil-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 crinitumruffle lichen
Parmotrema margaritatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumruffle lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiTuckerman's Rag Lichen
Protoparmelia badia
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia bollianaspeckled shield lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaCommon Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliaris
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 subscabrosabeard lichen
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 pulmonariaTree Lungwort
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera didactylapelt lichen
Peltigera leucophlebiapelt lichen
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera praetextatapelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizans
PertusariaceaePertusaria leioplacawart lichen
Pertusaria pustulataPustule Wart Lichen
Pertusaria glomeratawart lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianum
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia leucomelos
Phaeophyscia adiastolaPowder-tipped Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia orbicularisMealy Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia stellarisStarry Rosette Lichen
Physcia subtilisSlender Rosette Lichen
Physcia thomsonianaThomson's Rosette Lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucum
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
StereocaulaceaeStereocaulon paschalesnow lichen
Stereocaulon pileatumPileated Snow Lichen
Stereocaulon tennesseense var. tennesseenseTennessee Snow Lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
StrangosporaceaeStrangospora moriformis
TeloschistaceaeCaloplaca reptansfiredot lichen
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 velata
VariolariaceaeLepra andersoniae
Lepra multipunctoides
Lepra trachythallina