Lichens of North Carolina
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275 species for Orange County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeTrimmatothelopsis dispersaDispersed Cobblestone Lichen
AmphisphaeriaceaeAmphisphaeria bufonia
ArthoniaceaeArthonia anglicaEnglish Comma Lichen
Arthonia quintariaFive-septate Comma Lichen
Arthonia rubellaRufous Comma Lichen
Arthonia susaSoutheastern Comma Lichen
Arthothelium spectabileSpectacular Comma Lichen
CaliciaceaeAmandinea polysporaMany-spored Button Lichen
Amandinea punctataTiny Button Lichen
Baculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensCommon Button Lichen
Buellia maculataSpotted Button Lichen
Buellia mamillanabutton lichen
Buellia vernicomabutton lichen
Calicium salicinumRusted Stubble Lichen
Dimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Dirinaria frostiiFrosted Medallion Lichen
Pyxine caesiopruinosamustard lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
Pyxine subcinereamustard lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria concolorCandleflame Lichen
Candelaria fibrosaFringed Candleflame Lichen
Candelariella xanthostigmoidesgoldspeck lichen
ChrysotrichaceaeChrysothrix caesiaFrosted Comma Lichen
Chrysothrix insulizansgold dust lichen
Chrysothrix xanthinaCommon Gold Dust Lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia atlanticaAtlantic Cup Lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia carolinianaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia cylindricaCylinder Cup Lichen
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia dimorphocladaProstrate Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia evansiiPowder Puff Lichen
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia leporinaJester Lichen
Cladonia macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia mateocyathaMixed-up Pixie Cups
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia petrophilaRock-loving Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia piedmontensisScruffy Peg Lichen
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia pyxidataPyxie Cups
Cladonia rangiferinaGray Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia raveneliiRavenel's Cladonia
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia subradiataPowdery Peg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
Cladonia ignatiiSt. Ignatius Cladonia
ClavulinaceaeMulticlavula mucidaclub mushroom lichen
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia erythroxyliFruiting Shell Lichen
Coccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumButterfly Jelly Lichen
Collema nigrescensBroadleaf Blistered Jelly Lichen
Collema pulcellum var. pulcellumBlistered Jelly Lichen
Collema pulcellum var. leucopepluma blistered jelly lichen
Collema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Enchylium conglomeratumTar Jelly Lichen
Leptogium austroamericanumSouth American Jellyskin
Leptogium chloromelumRuffled Jellyskin
Leptogium corticolaBlistered Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
Leptogium milligranumStretched Jellyskin
Scytinium lichenoidesjellyskin
DactyolpsporaceaeSclerococcum luridum
FuscideaceaeMaronea polyphaea
GomphillaceaeGomphillus americanus
Gyalideopsis buckiiBuck's Gyalideopsis
GraphidaceaeDiploschistes actinostomuscrater lichen
Fissurina insidiosafissure lichen
Glyphis cicatricosa
Graphis furcataForked Script Lichen
Graphis lineolascript lichen
Graphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Leiorreuma explicans
Nadvornikia sorediataNadvornik's Pale Dot Lichen
Phaeographis erumpensErumpent Brown-spored Script Lichen
Phaeographis inustaCommon Brown-spored Script Lichen
Sanguinotrema wightii
Thelotrema subtilebarnacle lichen
HymeneliaceaeIonaspis alba
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanographaceaeAlyxoria variaVariable Scribble Lichen
Zwackhia viridisGreen Scribble Lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora caesiorubellaFrosted Rim Lichen
Lecanora chlaroterarim lichen
Lecanora cinereofuscarim lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora imshaugiiImshaug's Rim Lichen
Lecanora nothocaesiellarim lichen
Lecanora oreinoidesrim lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora subimmergensrim lichen
Lecanora thysanophoraMapledust Lichen
Lecanora variarim lichen
Lecidella enteroleucella
Lecidella stigmatea
Traponora variansVariable Dot Lichen
Lecanora protervulaEastern Frosted Rim Lichen
LecideaceaePorpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
LeprocaulaceaeHalecania rheophila
LichenotheliaceaeLichenothelia
LichinaceaeSynalissa symphorea
MegasporaceaeAspicilia laevatasunken disk lichen
MelaspileaceaeMelaspilea demissa
MonoblastiaceaeAnisomeridium leucochlorum
Anisomeridium polyporiMany-pored Punch Lichen
Monoblastia rappii
MycocaliciaceaeChaenothecopsis nanastubble fungus
Chaenothecopsis pusillastubble fungus
Phaeocalicium polyporaeumPolypore Stubble Fungus
MycosphaerellaceaeSphaerellothecium parmeliae
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia africanaFrosted Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia pseudopallescenssaucer lichen
Ochrolechia tartareaTartar Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia trochophora var. trochophorasaucer lichen
OpegraphaceaeOpegrapha vulgatascribble lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria lurida subsp. luridamatted lichen
Pannaria tavaresiiTavares' Matted Lichen
ParmeliaceaeCanoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumNew Forest Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna oostingiiOosting's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna osseoalbaGrainy Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Imshaugia placorodiaImshaug's lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa obsessaaxil-bristle lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmeliopsis ambiguabran lichen
Parmeliopsis subambiguaSouthern Starburst Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema haitienseHaitian Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypoleucinuma ruffle lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema xanthinumYellow Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumBlack Stone Flower
Parmotrema rampoddenseruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleUnperforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumruffle lichen
Parmotrema tinctorumruffle lichen
Parmotrema ultralucensruffle lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermanella fendleriDwarf Wrinkle Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisCiliate Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea amblyocladabeard lichen
Usnea mutabilisBloody Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Xanthoparmelia hypomeleanarock shield lichen
Xanthoparmelia isidiascensrock shield lichen
Xanthoparmelia piedmontensisPiedmont Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia subramigerarock shield lichen
Bryoria trichodeshorsehair lichen
Parmelina tiliacea
Parmotrema louisianaeLouisiana Ruffle Lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataspecklebelly lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaLungwort, Lung Lichen
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera horizontalisHorizontal Pelt Lichen
Peltigera phyllidiosapelt lichen
Peltigera praetextatapelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta carolinensisCarolina Moon Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria epixanthaYellow-tipped Wart Lichen
Pertusaria macouniiMacoun's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria plittianaPlitt's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria subpertusaMesa Wart Lichen
Pertusaria tetrathalamiawart lichen
Pertusaria texanaTexas Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis boliviensisBark Whitewash Lichen
Phlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia granulifera
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia pseudospeciosafringe lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Hyperphyscia syncollaSmooth Shadow-crust Lichen
Leucodermia leucomelosElegant Fringe Lichen
Phaeophyscia adiastolaPowder-tipped Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia ciliataSmooth Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia hirsutaHairy Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia hispidulaWhiskered Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia orbicularisMealy Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Physcia americanaPowdery Rosette Lichen
Physcia atrostriatarosette lichen
Physcia millegranaMealy Rosette Lichen
Physcia neogaearosette lichen
Physcia pumiliorSpotted Rosette Lichen
Physcia stellarisStar Rosette Lichen
Rinodina fimbriatapepper-spored lichen
Rinodina maculanspepper-spored lichen
Rinodina tephraspispepper-spored lichen
PilocarpaceaeMicarea prasinadot lichen
PorinaceaePorina heterosporaSoutheastern Pimple Lichen
Pseudosagedia cestrensisbruise lichen
Pseudosagedia guentheriGuenther's Bruise Lichen
PyrenulaceaeAnthracothecium australiense
Pyrenula caryaeHickory Pox Lichen
Pyrenula pseudobufoniaEastern Pox Lichen
Pyrenula pyrenuloidespox lichen
Pyrenula subellipticaSubelliptic Pox Lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia ekmanianaEkman's Dotted Lichen
Bacidia lobaricadotted lichen
Bacidia rubellaRufous Dotted Lichen
Bacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Bacidia suffusadotted lichen
Biatora printzeniiPrintzen's Dotted Lichen
Lecania croatica
Phyllopsora confusa
Ramalina americanaAmerican Strap Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumSouthern Cartilage Lichen
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora elatina
StereocaulaceaeLepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Lepraria friabilisdust lichen
Lepraria harrisianaHarris' Dust Lichen
Lepraria xanthonicaYellow Dust Lichen
Lepraria membranaceaMembrane Dust Lichen
StictidaceaeThelopsis corticola
Thelopsis inordinata
StrigulaceaeStrigula americana
Strigula smaragdula
TeloschistaceaeAthallia holocarpafiredot lichen
Caloplaca cerinaGray-rimmed Firedot
Gyalolechia flavovirescensSulfur Firedot
Polycauliona candelariaShrubby Sunburst Lichen
Xanthomendoza fulva
Xanthomendoza weberi
ThelotremataceaeLeucodecton glaucescensSmooth Pore Lichen
TrapeliaceaePlacynthiella icmaleatar-spot lichen
Trapelia coarctata
Trapelia placodioides
Trapeliopsis flexuosaFence-rail Lichen
TrypetheliaceaeBathelium carolinianum
Constrictolumina cinchonaepyrenolichen
Arthopyrenia fallaciosapyrenofungus
Viridothelium virensSpeckled Blister Lichen
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra multipunctoides
Lepra pustulataPustule Crust Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon arenosaxistippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Flakea papillataThe Thing
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale