Lichens of North Carolina
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338 species for Yancey County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeAcarospora fuscataBrown Cracked Lichen
AgyriaceaeAgyrium rufum
AndreiomycetaceaeAndreiomyces morozianusMoroz' Dust Lichen
ArthoniaceaeArthonia vinosaVinous Comma Lichen
Arthothelium spectabileSpectacular Comma Lichen
Coniarthonia kermesinaHot Dots
Coniocarpon cinnabarinumCinnabar Comma Lichen
BaeomycetaceaeBaeomyces rufusBrown Beret Lichen
CaliciaceaeAmandinea punctataTiny Button Lichen
Buellia erubescensCommon Button Lichen
Calicium glaucellumpin lichen
Calicium tigillareYellow Soot Lichen
Pyxine sorediataa mustard lichen
Buellia badiaParasitic Button Lichen
CladoniaceaeCetradonia linearisRock Gnome Lichen
Cladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia cenoteaPowdered Funnel Lichen
Cladonia chlorophaeaMealy Pixie-cup
Cladonia cocciferaRed Pixie Cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia digitataFinger Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia floerkeanaDevil's Matchsticks
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia incrassataPowder-foot British Soldiers
Cladonia macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia mateocyathaMixed-up Pixie Cups
Cladonia merochlorophaeaGritty Pixie-cup
Cladonia multiformisShape-shifting Pixie Lichen
Cladonia ochrochloraSmooth-footed Powderhorn
Cladonia parasiticaFence-rail Cladonia
Cladonia peziziformisTurban Lichen
Cladonia pleurotaRed-fruited Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia pyxidataPyxie Cups
Cladonia ramulosaBranched Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia rangiferinaGray Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataLadder Lichen
Pilophorus fibulaAppalachian Matchsticks
Cladonia ignatiiSt. Ignatius Cladonia
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CoenogoniaceaeCoenogonium pinetiPine Dimple Lichen
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumButterfly Jelly Lichen
Collema subflaccidumTree Jelly Lichen
Leptogium chloromelumRuffled Jellyskin
Leptogium corticolaBlistered Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium cyanescensBlue Jellyskin Lichen
Leptogium laceroidesjellyskin
Scytinium lichenoidesjellyskin
ConiocybaceaeChaenotheca balsamconensisBalsam Pin Lichen
Chaenotheca ferrugineapin lichen
CystocoleaceaeCystocoleus ebeneus
GomphillaceaeGyalideopsis piceicola
Gyalideopsis epicorticis
GraphidaceaeDiploschistes actinostomuscrater lichen
Diploschistes scruposuscrater lichen
Fissurina insidiosafissure lichen
Graphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Allographa sterlingianaMount Sterling Script Lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
Icmadophila ericetorumPeppermint Drop Lichen
LecanoraceaeJapewia torno├źnsis
Lecanora allophanarim lichen
Lecanora caesiorubellaFrosted Rim Lichen
Lecanora cinereofuscarim lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora insignisrim lichen
Lecanora masanaMasa's Dots
Lecanora pulicarisrim lichen
Lecanora rugosellarim lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora subrugosarim lichen
Lecanora symmictarim lichen
Lecanora wisconsinensisWisconsin Rim Lichen
Miriquidica leucophaea
Traponora variansVariable Dot Lichen
Lecanora polytropa
Myriolecis dispersa
Palicella filamentosarim lichen
Lecanora albella
LecideaceaeClauzadea monticolaClauzade's Mountain Disc Lichen
Lecidea cyrtidiadisc lichen
Lecidea nylanderiNylander's Tile Lichen
Lecidea roseotinctaRose-tinted Disc Lichen
Porpidia albocaerulescensSmoky-eyed Boulder Lichen
Porpidia cinereoatraDark Gray Boulder Lichen
Porpidia contraponendaWinter's Remembrance Boulder Lichen
Porpidia crustulataCrusty Boulder Lichen
Porpidia degeliiDegelius' Boulder Lichen
Porpidia nigrocruentaboulder lichen
Porpidia subsimplexboulder lichen
Lecidea tessellataMosaic Tile Lichen
LichinaceaePhylliscum demangeonii
LopadiaceaeLopadium disciforme
MycocaliciaceaeChaenothecopsis pusillastubble fungus
MycosphaerellaceaeSphaerellothecium coniodes
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia arboreaTree Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia tartareaTartar Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia trochophora var. trochophorasaucer lichen
Ochrolechia yasudaeCoral Saucer Lichen
OpegraphaceaeGyrographa gyrocarpa
Opegrapha morozianaMoroz' Scribble Lichen
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Fuscopannaria sorediataSorediate Shingle Lichen
Parmeliella corallinoides
ParmeliaceaeAlectoria fallacinaBubbling Witches Hair
Anzia colpodesBlack Fringe Foam Lichen
Bryoria bicolorhorsehair lichen
Bryoria furcellatahorsehair lichen
Bryoria nadvornikianaNadvornik's Horsehair Lichen
Bryoria tenuishorsehair 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
Flavoparmelia baltimorensisRock Greenshield Lichen
Flavoparmelia caperataCommon Greenshield Lichen
Hypogymnia enteromorphatube lichen
Hypogymnia incurvoidestube lichen
Hypogymnia krogiaeKrog's Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia physodesHooded Tube Lichen
Hypogymnia tubulosatube lichen
Hypogymnia vittatatube lichen
Hypotrachyna afrorevolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna catawbiensis
Hypotrachyna croceopustulataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna densirhizinataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna dentellaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna gondylophoraloop lichen
Hypotrachyna horrescensHairy-spined Shield Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna laevigataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaWrinkled Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumNew Forest Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna oostingiiOosting's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna prolongataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna rockiiloop lichen
Hypotrachyna sinuosaGreen Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna spumosaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna taylorensisTaylor's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna thysanotaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna virginicaVirginia Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesSalted Starburst Lichen
Melanelia stygiaAlpine Camouflage Lichen
Melanelixia subaurifera
Melanohalea halei
Menegazzia subsimilistree flute lichen
Menegazzia terebratatree flute lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaPowdery Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa galbinaSmooth Axil-bristle Lichen
Myelochroa metarevolutaaxil-bristle lichen
Parmelia omphalodesshield lichen
Parmelia saxatilisSalted Shield Lichen
Parmelia squarrosaBottlebrush Shield Lichen
Parmelia sulcataHammered Shield Lichen
Parmotrema arnoldiiArnold's Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema commensuratumruffle lichen
Parmotrema crinitumSalted Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumBlack Stone Flower
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumruffle lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia glaucaVaried Rag Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiCrumpled Rag Lichen
Protoparmelia hypotremella
Pseudevernia cladoniaGhost Antler Lichen
Pseudevernia consociansCommon Antler Lichen
Punctelia appalachensisAppalachian Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia caseanaCase's Speckled Shield Lichen
Punctelia reddendaspeckled shield lichen
Punctelia rudectaRough Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliarisCiliate Wrinkle Lichen
Tuckermannopsis orbata
Usnea angulataOld Man's Beard
Usnea ceratinabeard lichen
Usnea cornutabeard lichen
Usnea dasopogabeard lichen
Usnea fragilescens var. mollisbeard lichen
Usnea fulvoreagensbeard lichen
Usnea haleiHale's Beard Lichen
Usnea merrilliiMerrill's Beard Lichen
Usnea mutabilisBloody Beard Lichen
Usnea praetervisabeard 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 cumberlandiaCumberland Rock-shield
Xanthoparmelia plittiiPlitt's Rock-shield
Bryoria fuscescens
Bryoria americanaAmerican Horsehair Lichen
Bryoria trichodeshorsehair lichen
Hypotrachyna britannicaBritish Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna mcmullinianaMcMullin's Loop Lichen
Melanelixia glabratula
Melanohalea exasperatula
Parmelia neodiscordansshield lichen
Usnea capillarisbeard lichen
Usnea glabratabeard lichen
Usnea subrubicundabeard lichen
PeltigeraceaeCrocodia aurataspecklebelly lichen
Lobaria pulmonariaLungwort, Lung Lichen
Lobarina scrobiculataTextured Lungwort
Nephroma helveticumkidney lichen
Nephroma parilekidney lichen
Peltigera aphthosaFreckle Pelt Lichen
Peltigera caninaDog Lichen
Peltigera didactylapelt lichen
Peltigera horizontalisHorizontal Pelt Lichen
Peltigera leucophlebiapelt lichen
Peltigera neckeriNecker's Pelt Lichen
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera ponojensispelt lichen
Peltigera praetextatapelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Peltigera senecapelt lichen
Pseudocyphellaria epiflavoidesYellow-tipped Specklebelly Lichen
Ricasolia quercizansSmooth Lungwort
Sticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
Sticta carolinensisCarolina Moon Lichen
Sticta fragilinataFragile Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
Sticta sylvaticaForest Moon Lichen
Peltigera extenuatapelt lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria appalachensis
Pertusaria globularisGlobular Wart Lichen
Pertusaria macouniiMacoun's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria neoscoticaNew Scotland Wart Lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis boliviensisBark Whitewash Lichen
Phlyctis petraeaRock Whitewash Lichen
PhysciaceaeAnaptychia palmulataShaggy Fringe Lichen
Polyblastidium casarettianum
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 pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Physcia adscendensHooded Rosette Lichen
Physcia phaearosette lichen
Physcia pseudospeciosaCelebration Day Rosette Lichen
Physcia sorediosarosette lichen
Physcia stellarisStar Rosette Lichen
Rinodina ascociscanapepper-spored lichen
Rinodina buckiiBuck's Pepper-spored Lichen
PilocarpaceaeMicarea endocyaneadot lichen
Micarea melaenadot lichen
Micarea micrococcadot lichen
Micarea peliocarpadot lichen
Micarea prasinadot lichen
Micarea pycnidiophoradot lichen
Byssoloma marginatum
PorinaceaePorina scabrida
PycnoraceaePycnora sorophora
PyrenulaceaePyrenula pseudobufoniaEastern Pox Lichen
RamalinaceaeBiatora appalachensisAppalachian Dotted Lichen
Bilimbia sabuletorum
Ramalina americanaAmerican Strap Lichen
Ramalina intermediastrap lichen
Biatora chrysanthadotted lichen
Lecania cyrtella
Mycoblastus sanguinariusblood lichen
RhizocarpaceaeRhizocarpon geographicummap lichen
Rhizocarpon infernulummap lichen
Rhizocarpon oederimap lichen
Rhizocarpon rubescensmap lichen
Rhizocarpon subgeminatummap lichen
RopalosporaceaeRopalospora chlorantha
SarrameanaceaeLoxospora ochrophaea
ScoliciosporaceaeScoliciosporum umbrinum
StereocaulaceaeLepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria cryophilaCold-loving Dust Lichen
Lepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Lepraria jackiiJack's Dust Lichen
Lepraria lanataAppalachian Dust Bunnies
Lepraria normandinoidesdust lichen
Lepraria oxybaphaLesser Lichen Vulgaris
Stereocaulon dactylophyllumFinger-scale Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon paschaleCottontail Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon pileatumPixie Foam Lichen
Stereocaulon tennesseense var. tennesseenseBony Foam Lichen
Lepraria humidaHumid Dust Lichen
Lepraria rigidulaRigid Dust Lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
TeloschistaceaeCaloplaca reptansfiredot lichen
Gyalolechia flavovirescensSulfur Firedot
Xanthomendoza ulophyllodes
TephromelataceaeMycoblastus caesiusblood lichen
Violella fucata
TrapeliaceaePlacynthiella icmaleatar-spot lichen
Trapelia coarctata
Trapelia corticola
Trapelia stipitata
Trapeliopsis flexuosaFence-rail Lichen
Trapeliopsis gelatinosa
Trapeliopsis granulosa
Trapeliopsis viridescens
TremellaceaeTremella cladoniae
TrypetheliaceaeArthopyrenia betulicolaOld Birch Spots
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulataSmooth Rock Tripe
UncertainBiatoropsis usnearum
Phaeopyxis punctum
Cyphobasidium hypogymniicola
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velataRimmed Wart Lichen
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra multipunctoides
Lepra ophthalmiza
Lepra trachythallina
Lepra waghornei
Lepra excludens
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Normandina pulchellaElf-eared Lichen