Lichens of North Carolina
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380 species for Transylvania County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeAcarospora chrysopsGolden Cobblestone Lichen
Acarospora fuscataBrown Cobblestone Lichen
Acarospora obpallenscracked lichen
Acarospora privignaCommon Coal-dust Lichen
Acarospora schleicheriSoil Paint Lichen
AmphisphaeriaceaeAmphisphaeria bufoniaGray Tree Pyrenofungus
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 cryptochlorophaeaHidden Mealy Pixie-cup 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 furfuraceumEffervescent Tarpaper Lichen
Collema nigrescensBroadleaf Blistered Jelly Lichen
Collema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Enchylium tenaxTar Jelly 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 brunneolaBrown-headed Stubble Lichen
CystocoleaceaeCystocoleus ebeneusRock Hair Lichen, Velvet Lichen
DactyolpsporaceaeSclerococcum inquilinumSpotted Wart Lichen Fungus
GomphillaceaeAulaxina quadrangulaAngle-ring Leaf-whiskers
Gomphillus americanusAmerican Gomphillus
Gyalectidium appendiculatumHemlock Needle Leaf-lichen
Jamesiella anastomosansJames' Lichen
GraphidaceaeDiploschistes actinostomuscrater lichen
Diploschistes muscorumCowpie Lichen
Diploschistes scruposuscrater lichen
Fissurina insidiosafissure lichen
Glyphis cicatricosaBlistered Script Lichen
Graphis lineolaLine Script Lichen
Graphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Allographa striatulaStriate Script Lichen
Leucodecton subcompunctumpore lichen
Nadvornikia sorediataNadvornik's Pale Dot Lichen
Creographa brasiliensis Brazil Brown-spored Script Lichen
Phaeographis inustaCommon Brown-spored Script Lichen
Thelotrema subtilebarnacle lichen
GyalectaceaeGyalecta obesisporaa dimple lichen
HaematommataceaeHaematomma accolensbloodspot lichen
Haematomma flexuosumFlexuose Bloodspot Lichen
Haematomma fenzlianumbloodspot lichen
HerpotrichiellaceaeCapronia harrisianaHarris' Capronia
HymeneliaceaeIonaspis albaWhite Ionaspis
Ionaspis lacustrisRusty Brook Lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
Icmadophila ericetorumPeppermint Drop Lichen
LecanographaceaeAlyxoria variaVariable Scribble Lichen
Plectocarpon lichenumLung Lichen Parasite
LecanoraceaeJapewiella dollypartonianaDolly Parton Lichen
Lecanora allophanaBrown-eyed Rim Lichen
Lecanora appalachensisAppalachian Rim Lichen
Lecanora argentatarim lichen
Lecanora caesiorubellaFrosted Rim Lichen
Lecanora cinereofuscaBeaded Rim Lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora imshaugiiImshaug's Rim Lichen
Lecanora minutellaMinute Rim Lichen
Lecanora oreinoidesSunken Rim Lichen
Lecanora pulicarisCommon Rim Lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora thysanophoraMapledust Lichen
Lecanora wisconsinensisWisconsin Rim Lichen
Lecidella elaeochromaTree Disk Lichen
Xanthosyne variansVariegated Dot Lichen
Vainionora americanaAmerican Speck Lichen
Lecanora layanaLay's Rim Lichen
Lecanora cadubriaerim lichen
Lecidella viridansGreen Disk Lichen
Lecanora protervulaEastern Frosted Rim Lichen
LecideaceaeLecidea cyrtidiaa tile lichen
Porpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia crustulataConcentric Boulder Lichen
Porpidia subsimplexboulder lichen
Lecidea tessellataMosaic Tile Lichen
LichenoconiaceaeAbrothallus microspermusSmall-spored Lichen Fungus
LichinaceaeEphebe americanaAmerican Thread Lichen
Ephebe solidaSolid Rockshag Lichen
Pyrenopsis polycoccaBeaded Pyrenopsis Lichen
MegalosporaceaeMegalospora porphyritisa megalospora lichen
MonoblastiaceaeAnisomeridium polyporiMany-pored Punch Lichen
MycoporaceaeMycoporum compositumComposite Perithecial Lichen
OchrolechiaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra multipunctoidesDotted Fluff-wart Lichen
Lepra ophthalmizaRagged Wart Lichen
Lepra pustulataPustule Crust Lichen
Lepra trachythallinaPowdered Wart Lichen
Ochrolechia arboreaTree Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia pseudopallescensFalse Pallid Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia trochophoraRosy Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia trochophora var. pruinirosellaPruinose Rosy Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia yasudaeCoral Saucer Lichen
OpegraphaceaeOpegrapha vulgataOlive Scribble Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Fuscopannaria sorediataGranular Shingle Lichen
Pannaria luridaWrinkled Shingle Lichen
Pannaria lurida subsp. quercicolamatted lichen
Pannaria rubiginosaBrown-eyed Shingle Lichen
Pannaria subfuscamatted lichen
Pannaria tavaresiiTavares' Matted Lichen
Parmeliella appalachensisAppalachian Shingle Lichen
Parmeliella corallinoidesCoral Shingle Lichen
Parmeliella pannosaa shingle lichen
Parmeliella triptophyllaBlack-bordered Shingle Lichen
Rockefellera crossophyllaOld Gray Crosslobes
ParmeliaceaeAhtiana aurescensEastern Candlewax Lichen
Alectoria fallacinaBubbling Witches Hair
Anzia americanaAmerican Black Foam Lichen
Anzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Bryoria furcellataBurred Horsehair Lichen
Canoparmelia carolinianaCarolina Shield Lichen
Cetraria laevigataStriped Iceland Lichen
Cetrelia cetrarioidesDownside Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia chicitaeChicita's Sea-storm Lichen
Cetrelia monachorumMonastic Seastorm Lichen
Cetrelia olivetorumOlive Sea-storm Lichen
Crespoa crozalsianaDe Crozals' Shield Lichen
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia enteromorphaBudding Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia krogiaeFreckled Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia physodesMonk's Hood Lichen
Hypogymnia tubulosaPowder-headed Tube Lichen
Hypotrachyna afrorevolutaPustulate Revolute Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataYellow-cored Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna gondylophoraloop lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumHairless-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna osseoalbaGrainy Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna pseudosinuosaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna pustuliferaPustule Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna rockiiloop lichen
Hypotrachyna spumosaPustuled Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna taylorensisTaylor's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna thysanotaloop lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Imshaugia placorodiaAmerican Starburst Lichen
Melanohalea exasperataWarty Camouflage Lichen
Melanohalea haleiAppalachian Tree Camouflage Lichen
Menegazzia subsimilisTree Flute Lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa obsessaRock Axil-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 mellissiiMelliss' Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema neotropicumNeotropical Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perforatumPerforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema simulansruffle lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumPowder-Edged Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema submarginaleUnperforated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema subtinctoriumMottled Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisFringed Wrinkle Lichen
Usnea amblyocladaRock Beard Lichen
Usnea angulataOld Man's Beard
Usnea brasiliensisBrazil Beard Lichen
Usnea ceratinaWarty Beard Lichen
Usnea cornutaInflated Beard Lichen
Usnea dasopogaFishbone Beard Lichen
Usnea fragilisInner Violet Beard Lichen
Usnea evansiiEvans' Beard Lichen
Usnea haleiHale's Beard Lichen
Usnea merrilliiBeaded Beard Lichen
Usnea mutabilisBloody Beard Lichen
Usnea rubicundaRed Beard Lichen
Usnea silesiacaBlackened Beard Lichen
Usnea strigosaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subfloridanaNit Beard Lichen
Usnea subfuscaBushy Beard Lichen
Usnea subgracilisSilken Beard Lichen
Usnea subscabrosaHorny Beard Llichen
Usnea trichodeaBony Beard 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 aurataGreen Specklebelly Lichen
Dendriscocaulon intricatulumOlive-thorn Lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaCommon Lungwort
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumFringed Kidney Lichen
Nephroma resupinatumPimpled Kidney Lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera didactylaAlternating Pelt Lichen
Peltigera horizontalisFlat Fruit Pelt Lichen
Peltigera hydrothyriaEastern Waterfan
Peltigera neopolydactylaCarpet Pelt Lichen
Peltigera polydactylonMany-fingered Pelt Lichen
Peltigera praetextataScaly Dog Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria citrinaLemon Specklebelly Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria deyiDey's Specklebelly Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria holarcticaYellow Specklebelly Lichen
Pseudocyphellaria hawaiiensisGilded Specklebelly Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFingered Moon Lichen
Sticta carolinensisCarolina Moon Lichen
Sticta fragilinataFragile Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
Peltigera scabrosaGreater Toad Pelt Lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria epixanthaYellow-tipped Wart Lichen
Toensbergia geminiparaGemini Wart Lichen
Pertusaria globularisBallhead Wart Lichen
Pertusaria neoscoticaNova Scotia Pore Lichen
Pertusaria obrutaBuried Wart Lichen
Pertusaria ostiolataPore Wart Lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
Pertusaria rubefactawart lichen
Pertusaria sinusmexicaniMexican Wart 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 casarettianuma fringe lichen
Heterodermia croceaOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia granuliferaGranular Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium japonicumJapanese Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium neglectumNeglected Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia obscurataOrange-bellied Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia pseudospeciosafringe lichen
Heterodermia speciosaPowdered Fringe Lichen
Heterodermia squamulosaScaly Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia appalachensisAppalachian Fringe Lichen
Leucodermia leucomelosElegant Fringe Lichen
Phaeophyscia adiastolaPowder-tipped Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchraOrange-cored Shadow Lichen
Phaeophyscia squarrosaScaly Shadow Lichen
Physcia haleiGranite 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 efflorescensGreenish-brown Pepper-spore Lichen
Rinodina tenuisAdirondack Pepper-spore Lichen
Rinodina willeyiWilley's Pepper-spored Lichen
Heterodermia langdonianaLangdon's Fringe Lichen
PilocarpaceaeByssoloma leucoblepharuma fuzzy rim lichen
Byssoloma meadiiMead's Fuzzy Rim Lichen
Micarea melaenaa dot lichen
Micarea neostipitataStipitate Dot Lichen
Micarea peliocarpaShadow Dot Lichen
PorinaceaePorina scabridaScabrid Pimple Lichen
Pseudosagedia cestrensisBark Bruise Lichen
Pseudosagedia chloroticaGreen Bruise Lichen
Pseudosagedia rhaphidospermaLong-spored Bruise Lichen
PyrenulaceaeAnthracothecium australienseAustralian Pox Lichen
Distopyrenis americanaAmerican Pox Lichen
Lithothelium septemseptatumSeven-septate Pox Lichen
Pyrenula leucostomaWhite-spotted Pox Lichen
Pyrenula pseudobufoniaEastern Pox Lichen
Pyrenula punctellaBeech Pox Lichen
Pyrenula subellipticaSubelliptic Pox Lichen
RamalinaceaeBacidia helicosporaTwisted-spore Dotted Lichen
Bacidia lobaricaSmoky Mountain Dotted 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 confusaConfused Lace-Scale Lichen
Phyllopsora corallinaCoralloid Lace-Scale Lichen
Ramalina americanaSinewed Bush Lichen
Ramalina culbersoniorumSouthern Cartilage Lichen
RamboldiaceaeRamboldia russulaSouthern Crimson Dot Lichen
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon infernulum f. sylvaticumSmooth Brown Map Lichen
Rhizocarpon reductumReduced Map Lichen
Rhizocarpon subgeminatuma map lichen
RopalosporaceaeRopalospora chloranthaComet-spored Lichen
Ropalospora viridisGreen Comet-spored Lichen
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora cismonicaFrosted Ragged-Rim Lichen
Chicitaea confusaConfused Chicita Lichen
Loxospora ochrophaeaEastern Ragged-Rim Lichen
StereocaulaceaeLepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria finkiiFluffy Dust Lichen
Lepraria harrisianaHarris' Dust Lichen
Lepraria normandinoidesElf-ear Dust Lichen
Lepraria vouauxiidust lichen
Stereocaulon dactylophyllumFinger-scale Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon pileatumPixie Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon saxatileRock Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon tennesseenseBony Foam Lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
StrigulaceaeDichoporis tenuis a pyrenolichen
Swinscowia stigmatellaa pyrenolichen
TrapeliaceaePlacynthiella icmaleaStiff Tar-spot Lichen
Trapelia coarctataArctic Pebble Lichen
Trapelia glebulosaRadiate Pebble Lichen
Trapelia placodioidesCracked Paint Lichen
Trapelia stipitataStipitate Pebble Lichen
Trapeliopsis granulosaGranular Mottled-Disk Lichen
Trapeliopsis viridescensGreen Mottled-disk Lichen
TrichothyriaceaeLichenopeltella heterodermiicolaFringe Lichen Fungus
TrypetheliaceaeConstrictolumina cinchonaeQuinine Pyrenolichen
Arthopyrenia fallaciosaWhite Pyrenofungus
Viridothelium virensSpeckled Blister Lichen
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
UncertainDictyocatenulata albaa lichenized, synnematous hyphomycete fungus
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon luridumStreamside Stippleback Lichen
Dermatocarpon muhlenbergiiMuhlenberg's Stippleback Lichen
Flakea papillataThe Thing
Normandina pulchellaElf-eared Lichen
Placidium arboreumTree Stipplescale