Lichens of North Carolina
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382 species for Transylvania County

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AcarosporaceaeAcarospora chrysopscracked lichen
Acarospora fuscataBrown Cracked Lichen
Acarospora obpallenscracked lichen
Acarospora privigna
Acarospora schleicheriSoil Paint Lichen
AmphisphaeriaceaeAmphisphaeria bufonia
ArthoniaceaeArthonia anglicaEnglish Comma Lichen
Arthonia susaSoutheastern Comma Lichen
Arthothelium ruanumJaguar-spot Comma Lichen
Sporodophoron americanumWhite Spot Lichen
Arthonia apateticacomma lichen
BaeomycetaceaeBaeomyces rufusBrown Beret Lichen
BrigantieaceaeBrigantiaea leucoxanthaBrick-spored Lichen
CaliciaceaeAmandinea polysporaMany-spored Button Lichen
Amandinea punctataTiny Button Lichen
Baculifera curtisiiCurtis' Button Lichen
Buellia elizaeEliza's Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensCommon Button Lichen
Buellia spuriaSunken Rock Buttons
Buellia vernicomabutton lichen
Dimelaena oreinaMoonglow Lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
Sculptolumina japonicaJapanese Button Lichen
CladoniaceaeCetradonia linearisRock Gnome Lichen
Cladonia arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia carolinianaGranite Thorn Cladonia
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia cocciferaRed Pixie Cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup 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 pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaGray Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia stipitataStipitate Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subcariosaPeg Lichen
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
Pycnothelia papillariaGnome Fingers
Cladonia carneolaCrowned Pixie-cup
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CoenogoniaceaeCoenogonium luteumOrange Dimple Lichen
Coenogonium pinetiPine Dimple Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema furfuraceumBlistered Jelly Lichen
Collema nigrescensBroadleaf Blistered Jelly Lichen
Collema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Enchylium tenaxjelly lichen
Leptogium corticolaBlistered Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium hirsutumHairy Jellyskin
Leptogium laceroidesjellyskin
Rostania callibotrysjelly lichen
Scytinium dactylinumBrown Button Jellyskin
Leptogium burnetiaeBurnet's Skin Lichen
ConiocybaceaeChaenotheca brunneolapin lichen
CystocoleaceaeCystocoleus ebeneus
DactyolpsporaceaeSclerococcum inquilinum
GomphillaceaeAulaxina quadrangula
Gomphillus americanus
Gyalectidium appendiculatumHemlock Needle Leaf-lichen
Jamesiella anastomosans
GraphidaceaeDiploschistes actinostomuscrater lichen
Diploschistes muscorumcrater lichen
Diploschistes scruposuscrater lichen
Fissurina insidiosafissure lichen
Glyphis cicatricosa
Graphis lineolascript lichen
Graphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Allographa striatulaStriate Script Lichen
Leucodecton subcompunctumpore lichen
Nadvornikia sorediataNadvornik's Pale Dot Lichen
Phaeographis brasiliensisBrazil Brown-spored Script Lichen
Phaeographis inustaCommon Brown-spored Script Lichen
Thelotrema subtilebarnacle lichen
GyalectaceaeGyalecta obesispora
HaematommataceaeHaematomma accolensbloodspot lichen
Haematomma flexuosumbloodspot lichen
Haematomma fenzlianumbloodspot lichen
HerpotrichiellaceaeCapronia harrisiana
HymeneliaceaeIonaspis alba
Ionaspis lacustris
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
Icmadophila ericetorumPeppermint Drop Lichen
LecanographaceaeAlyxoria variaVariable Scribble Lichen
Plectocarpon lichenum
LecanoraceaeJapewiella dollypartonianaDolly Parton Lichen
Lecanora allophanarim lichen
Lecanora appalachensisAppalachian Rim Lichen
Lecanora argentatarim lichen
Lecanora caesiorubellaFrosted Rim Lichen
Lecanora cinereofuscarim lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora imshaugiiImshaug's Rim Lichen
Lecanora minutellaMinute Rim Lichen
Lecanora oreinoidesrim lichen
Lecanora pulicarisrim lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora thysanophoraMapledust Lichen
Lecanora wisconsinensisWisconsin Rim Lichen
Lecidella elaeochroma
Traponora variansVariable Dot Lichen
Vainionora americanaVainio's Lichen
Lecanora layanaLay's Rim Lichen
Lecanora cadubriaerim lichen
Lecidella viridans
Lecanora protervulaEastern Frosted Rim Lichen
LecideaceaeLecidea cyrtidiadisc lichen
Porpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia crustulataCrusty Boulder Lichen
Porpidia subsimplexboulder lichen
Lecidea tessellataMosaic Tile Lichen
LichenoconiaceaeAbrothallus microspermus
LichinaceaeEphebe americanaAmerican Thread Lichen
Ephebe solidaSolid Rockshag Lichen
Pyrenopsis polycocca
MegalosporaceaeMegalospora porphyritis
MonoblastiaceaeAnisomeridium polyporiMany-pored Punch Lichen
MycoporaceaeMycoporum compositum
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia arboreaTree Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia pseudopallescenssaucer lichen
Ochrolechia trochophora var. trochophorasaucer lichen
Ochrolechia trochophora var. pruinirosellasaucer lichen
Ochrolechia yasudaeCoral Saucer Lichen
OpegraphaceaeOpegrapha vulgatascribble lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Fuscopannaria sorediataSorediate Shingle Lichen
Pannaria lurida subsp. luridamatted lichen
Pannaria lurida subsp. quercicolamatted lichen
Pannaria rubiginosamatted lichen
Pannaria subfuscamatted lichen
Pannaria tavaresiiTavares' Matted Lichen
Parmeliella appalachensis
Parmeliella corallinoides
Parmeliella pannosa
Parmeliella triptophylla
Rockefellera crossophyllaOld Gray Crosslobes
ParmeliaceaeAhtiana aurescens
Alectoria fallacinaBubbling Witches Hair
Anzia americanaAmerican Black Foam Lichen
Anzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Bryoria furcellatahorsehair lichen
Canoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Cetraria laevigata
Cetrelia cetrarioidessea-storm lichen
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia monachorumsea-storm lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Crespoa crozalsiana
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia enteromorphatube lichen
Hypogymnia krogiaeKrog's Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia physodesHooded Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia tubulosatube lichen
Hypotrachyna afrorevolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna gondylophoraloop lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumNew Forest Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna osseoalbaGrainy Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna pseudosinuosaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna pustuliferaPustule Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna rockiiloop lichen
Hypotrachyna spumosaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna taylorensisTaylor's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna thysanotaloop lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Imshaugia placorodiaImshaug's lichen
Melanohalea exasperata
Melanohalea halei
Menegazzia subsimilistree flute lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa obsessaaxil-bristle lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmelia sulcataHammered Shield Lichen
Parmotrema arnoldiiArnold's Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema cetratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema diffractaicumruffle lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema xanthinumYellow Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema mellissiiruffle lichen
Parmotrema neotropicumNeotropical Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumBlack Stone Flower
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema simulansruffle lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumruffle lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleUnperforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumruffle lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisCiliate Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea amblyocladabeard lichen
Usnea angulataOld Man's Beard
Usnea brasiliensisBrazil Beard Lichen
Usnea ceratinabeard lichen
Usnea cornutabeard lichen
Usnea dasopogabeard lichen
Usnea entoviolatabeard lichen
Usnea evansiiEvans' Beard Lichen
Usnea haleiHale's Beard Lichen
Usnea merrilliiMerrill's Beard Lichen
Usnea mutabilisBloody Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea silesiacabeard lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanabeard lichen
Usnea subfuscabeard lichen
Usnea subgracilisbeard lichen
Usnea subscabrosaHorny Beard Llichen
Usnea trichodeabeard lichen
Usnocetraria oakesianaYellow Ribbon Lichen
Xanthoparmelia conspersaPeppered Rock Shield
Xanthoparmelia monticolaMountain Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia plittiiPlitt's Rock-shield
Hypotrachyna kauffmanianaKauffman's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna mcmullinianaMcMullin's Loop Lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataspecklebelly lichen
Dendriscocaulon intricatulumOlive-thorn Lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaLungwort, Lung Lichen
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Nephroma resupinatumkidney lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera didactylapelt lichen
Peltigera horizontalisHorizontal Pelt Lichen
Peltigera hydrothyriaEastern Waterfan
Peltigera neopolydactylaFrog Pelt
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera praetextatapelt lichen
Pseudocyphellaria citrinaLemon Specklebelly Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria deyiDey's Specklebelly Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria holarcticaHolarctic Specklebelly Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria hawaiiensisHawaiian Specklebelly Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
Sticta carolinensisCarolina Moon Lichen
Sticta fragilinataFragile Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
Peltigera scabrosapelt lichen
Pseudocyphellaria perpetua
PertusariaceaePertusaria epixanthaYellow-tipped Wart Lichen
Pertusaria geminiparawart lichen
Pertusaria globularisGlobular Wart Lichen
Pertusaria neoscoticaNew Scotland Wart Lichen
Pertusaria obrutawart lichen
Pertusaria ostiolatawart lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria rubefactawart lichen
Pertusaria sinusmexicaniwart lichen
Pertusaria subpertusaMesa Wart Lichen
Pertusaria tetrathalamiawart lichen
Pertusaria texanaTexas Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis boliviensisBark Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia albicansWhite Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianum
Heterodermia crocea
Heterodermia granulifera
Polyblastidium japonicum
Heterodermia neglecta
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia pseudospeciosafringe lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia squamulosa
Leucodermia appalachensisAppalachian Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia leucomelosElegant Fringe Lichen
Phaeophyscia adiastolaPowder-tipped Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia squarrosashadow lichen
Physcia haleiHele's Rosette Lichen
Physcia stellarisStar Rosette Lichen
Physcia subtilisSlender Rosette Lichen
Physcia thomsonianaThomson's Rosette Lichen
Polyblastidium hypoleucumCupped Fringe Lichen
Rinodina buckiiBuck's Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina chrysidiataGolden Pepper-spored Lichen
Rinodina efflorescenspepper-spored lichen
Rinodina tenuispepper-spored lichen
Rinodina willeyiWilley's Pepper-spored Lichen
Heterodermia langdonianaLangdon's Fringe Lichen
PilocarpaceaeByssoloma leucoblepharumfuzzy rim lichen
Byssoloma meadiifuzzy rim lichen
Micarea melaenadot lichen
Micarea neostipitataStipitate Dot Lichen
Micarea peliocarpadot lichen
PorinaceaePorina scabrida
Pseudosagedia cestrensisbruise lichen
Pseudosagedia chloroticabruise lichen
Pseudosagedia raphidospermabruise lichen
PyrenulaceaeAnthracothecium australiense
Distopyrenis americanapyrenolichen
Lithothelium septemseptatumSeven-septate Pox Lichen
Pyrenula leucostomaWhite-spotted Pox Lichen
Pyrenula pseudobufoniaEastern Pox Lichen
Pyrenula punctellapox lichen
Pyrenula subellipticaSubelliptic Pox Lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia helicosporadotted lichen
Bacidia lobaricadotted lichen
Bacidia schweinitziiSurprise Lichen
Bacidia suffusadotted lichen
Bacidina arnoldianaArnold's Dotted Lichen
Biatora appalachensisAppalachian Dotted Lichen
Biatora longisporaLong-spored Dotted Lichen
Biatora printzeniiPrintzen's Dotted Lichen
Phyllopsora confusa
Phyllopsora corallina
Ramalina americanaAmerican Strap Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumSouthern Cartilage Lichen
RamboldiaceaeRamboldia russulaRed Rambold's Lichen
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon infernulummap lichen
Rhizocarpon reductummap lichen
Rhizocarpon subgeminatummap lichen
RopalosporaceaeRopalospora chlorantha
Ropalospora viridis
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora cismonica
Loxospora confusa
Loxospora ochrophaea
StereocaulaceaeLepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Lepraria harrisianaHarris' Dust Lichen
Lepraria normandinoidesdust lichen
Lepraria vouauxiidust lichen
Stereocaulon dactylophyllumFinger-scale Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon pileatumPixie Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon saxatileRock Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon tennesseense var. tennesseenseBony Foam Lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
StrigulaceaeStrigula americana
Strigula stigmatella
TrapeliaceaePlacynthiella icmaleatar-spot lichen
Trapelia coarctata
Trapelia glebulosa
Trapelia placodioides
Trapelia stipitata
Trapeliopsis granulosa
Trapeliopsis viridescens
TremellaceaeTremella lobariacearum
TrichothyriaceaeLichenopeltella heterodermiicola
TrypetheliaceaeConstrictolumina cinchonaepyrenolichen
Arthopyrenia fallaciosapyrenofungus
Viridothelium virensSpeckled Blister Lichen
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
UncertainDictyocatenulata alba
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra multipunctoides
Lepra ophthalmiza
Lepra pustulataPustule Crust Lichen
Lepra trachythallina
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Dermatocarpon muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Stippleback Lichen
Flakea papillataThe Thing
Normandina pulchellaElf-eared Lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale