Lichens of North Carolina
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274 species for Orange County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeTrimmatothelopsis dispersa
AmphisphaeriaceaeAmphisphaeria bufonia
ArthoniaceaeArthonia anglicacomma lichen
Arthonia quintariacomma lichen
Arthonia rubellaRufous Comma Lichen
Arthonia susaSoutheastern Comma Lichen
Arthothelium spectabile
CaliciaceaeAmandinea polyspora
Amandinea punctata
Baculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensbutton lichen
Buellia maculatabutton lichen
Buellia mamillanabutton lichen
Buellia vernicomabutton lichen
Calicium salicinumpin lichen
Dimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Dirinaria frostiiFrosted Medallion Lichen
Pyxine caesiopruinosamustard lichen
Pyxine sorediatamustard lichen
Pyxine subcinereamustard lichen
CandelariaceaeCandelaria concolorCandleflame Lichen
Candelaria fibrosalemon lichen
Candelariella xanthostigmoidesgoldspeck lichen
ChrysotrichaceaeChrysothrix caesia
Chrysothrix insulizansgold dust lichen
Chrysothrix xanthinagold dust lichen
CladoniaceaeCladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia atlantica
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia carolinanaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia cylindricaCylinder Cup Lichen
Cladonia didyma var. didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia didyma var. vulcanicaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia dimorphocladaProstrate Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia evansiiPowder Puff Lichen
Cladonia grayiGray's Cup Lichen
Cladonia leporinaJester Lichen
Cladonia macilenta var. macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia macilenta var. bacillarisLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia mataeocyatha
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia petrophilaRock Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia piedmontensisPiedmont Cladonia
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia pyxidataPyxie Cups
Cladonia ramulosaBranched Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaReindeer Lichen
Cladonia raveneliiRavenel's Cup Lichen
Cladonia sobolescenspeg lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosapeg lichen
Cladonia subradiataPowdery Peg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia subulataAntlered Pixie Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataWhorled Ladder Lichen
Lepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Lepraria friabilisdust lichen
Lepraria harrisianaHarris' Dust Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
Lepraria membranaceaMembrane Dust Lichen
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia erthroxyli
Coccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumjelly lichen
Collema nigrescensBlack Jelly Lichen
Collema pulchellum var. pulchellumjelly lichen
Collema pulchellum var. leucopeplumjelly lichen
Collema subflaccidumjelly lichen
Enchylium conglomeratumjelly lichen
Leptogium austroamericanumSouth American Jellyskin
Leptogium chloromelumjellyskin
Leptogium corticolajellyskin
Leptogium cyanescensjellyskin
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
Leptogium milligranumjellyskin
DactyolpsporaceaeSclerococcum luridum
DidymosphaeriaceaeJulella fallaciosa
DiploschistaceaeDiploschistes actinostomuscrater lichen
FuscideaceaeMaronea polyphaea
GomphillaceaeGomphillus americanus
Gyalideopsis buckiiBuck's Gyalideopsis
GraphidaceaeFissurina insidiosafissure lichen
Glyphis cicatricosa
Graphis furcataForked Script Lichen
Graphis lineolascript lichen
Graphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Leiorreuma explicans
Nadvornikia sorediata
Phaeographis erumpensErumpent Brown-spored Script Lichen
Phaeographis inustaCommon Brown-spored Script Lichen
Sanguinotrema wightii
Thelotrema subtilebarnacle lichen
HymeneliaceaeIonaspis alba
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
LecanographaceaeAlyxoria variascribble lichen
Zwackhia viridisscribble lichen
LecanoraceaeLecanora caesiorubella subsp. caesiorubellarim 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 subpallensrim lichen
Lecanora thysanophoraMapledust Lichen
Lecanora variarim lichen
Lecidella enteroleucella
Lecidella stigmatea
Traponora varians
LecideaceaePorpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
LeprocaulaceaeHalecania rheophila
LichenotheliaceaeLichenothelia sp.
LichinaceaeSynalissa symphorea
MegasporaceaeAspicilia laevatasunken disk lichen
MelaspileaceaeMelaspilea demissa
MonoblastiaceaeAnisomeridium leucochlorum
Anisomeridium polypori
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
OpegraphaceaeThelopsis corticola
Opegrapha 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 lividaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumloop lichen
Hypotrachyna oostingiiOosting's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna osseoalbaloop lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesImshaug's lichen
Imshaugia placorodiaImshaug's lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaaxil-bristle lichen
Myelochroa galbinaaxil-bristle lichen
Myelochroa obsessaaxil-bristle lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmeliopsis ambiguabran lichen
Parmeliopsis subambiguabran lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumruffle lichen
Parmotrema haitienseHaitian Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema xanthinumYellow Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema rampoddenseruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleruffle lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumruffle lichen
Parmotrema tinctorumruffle lichen
Parmotrema ultralucensruffle lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiTuckerman's Rag Lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaCommon Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermanella fendleri
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliaris
Usnea amblyocladabeard lichen
Usnea mutabilisbeard 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 pulmonariaTree Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera horizontalisHorizontal Pelt Lichen
Peltigera phyllidiosapelt lichen
Peltigera praetextatapelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Ricasolia quercizans
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 boliviensisBolivian 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 syncolla
Leucodermia leucomelos
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 americanaAmerican Rosette Lichen
Physcia atrostriatarosette lichen
Physcia millegranaMealy Rosette Lichen
Physcia neogaearosette lichen
Physcia pumiliorrosette lichen
Physcia stellarisStarry Rosette Lichen
Rinodina fimbriatapepper-spored lichen
Rinodina maculanspepper-spored lichen
Rinodina tephraspispepper-spored lichen
PilocarpaceaeMicarea prasinadot lichen
PorinaceaePorina heterospora
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 culbersoniorumCulberson's Strap Lichen
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora elatina
StereocaulaceaeLepraria xanthonicaYellow Dust Lichen
StictidaceaeThelopsis inordinata
StrigulaceaeStrigula americana
Strigula smaragdula
TeloschistaceaeAthallia holocarpafiredot lichen
Gyalolechia flavovirescens
Polycauliona candelariaShrubby Sunburst Lichen
Gallowayella fulva
Gallowayella weberi
ThelotremataceaeLeucodecton glaucescensSmooth Pore Lichen
TrapeliaceaePlacynthiella icmaleatar-spot lichen
Trapelia coarctata
Trapelia placodioides
Trapeliopsis flexuosaFence-rail Lichen
TrypetheliaceaeBathelium carolinianum
Constrictolumina cinchonaepyrenolichen
Viridothelium virensSpeckled Blister Lichen
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velata
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra multipunctoides
Lepra pustulataPustule Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon arenosaxistippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Flakea papillataThe Thing
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale