Lichens of North Carolina
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339 species for Yancey County

familysciNamecomName
AcarosporaceaeAcarospora fuscataBrown Cracked Lichen
AgyriaceaeAgyrium rufum
AndreiomycetaceaeAndreiomyces morozianus
ArthoniaceaeArthonia vinosa
Arthothelium spectabile
Coniarthonia kermesinared dot lichen
ArthopyreniaceaeArthopyrenia betulicolaOld Birch Spots
BaeomycetaceaeBaeomyces rufusBrown Beret Lichen
CaliciaceaeAmandinea punctata
Buellia erubescensbutton lichen
Calicium glaucellumpin lichen
Calicium tigillarepin lichen
Pyxine sorediatamustard lichen
Buellia badia
CladoniaceaeCetradonia linearisRock Gnome Lichen
Cladonia apodocarpaStalkless Cladonia
Cladonia arbuscula subsp. arbusculareindeer lichen
Cladonia caespiticiaStubby-stalked Cladonia
Cladonia cenoteaPowdered Funnel Lichen
Cladonia chlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia cocciferaRed Pixie Cup
Cladonia coniocraeaCommon Powderhorn
Cladonia cristatellaBritish Soldiers
Cladonia cryptochlorophaeacup lichen
Cladonia didyma var. didymaSouthern Soldiers
Cladonia digitataFinger Pixie-cup Lichen
Cladonia floerkianaDevil's Matchsticks
Cladonia furcataForked Cladonia
Cladonia grayiGray's Cup Lichen
Cladonia incrassataPowder-foot British Soldiers
Cladonia macilenta var. macilentaLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia macilenta var. bacillarisLipstick Powderhorn
Cladonia mataeocyatha
Cladonia merochlorophaeacup lichen
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 rangiferinaReindeer Lichen
Cladonia squamosaDragon Cladonia
Cladonia strepsilisOlive Cladonia
Cladonia subtenuisDixie Reindeer Lichen
Cladonia uncialisThorn Cladonia
Cladonia verticillataWhorled Ladder Lichen
Lepraria caesielladust lichen
Lepraria cryophilaCold-loving Dust Lichen
Lepraria finkiiFink's Dust Lichen
Lepraria jackiiJack's Dust Lichen
Lepraria lanatadust lichen
Lepraria normandinoidesdust lichen
Lepraria oxybaphadust lichen
Stereocaulon dactylophyllum var. dactylophyllumsnow lichen
Lepraria humidadust lichen
Lepraria rigidulaRigid Dust Lichen
Pilophorus fibulaAppalachian Matchsticks
CoccocarpiaceaeCoccocarpia palmicolaSalted Shell Lichen
CoenogoniaceaeCoenogonium pineti
CollemataceaeCollema flaccidumjelly lichen
Collema subflaccidumjelly lichen
Leptogium chloromelumjellyskin
Leptogium corticolajellyskin
Leptogium cyanescensjellyskin
Leptogium laceroidesjellyskin
Scytinium lichenoidesjellyskin
ConiocybaceaeChaenotheca balsamconensisBalsam Pin Lichen
Chaenotheca ferrugineapin lichen
CystocoleaceaeCystocoleus ebeneus
DiploschistaceaeDiploschistes actinostomuscrater lichen
Diploschistes scruposuscrater lichen
GomphillaceaeGyalideopsis piceicola
Gyalideopsis epicorticis
GraphidaceaeFissurina insidiosafissure lichen
Graphis scriptaCommon Script Lichen
Allographa sterlingianaSterling Script Lichen
IcmadophilaceaeDibaeis baeomycesPink Earth Lichen
Icmadophila ericetorumPeppermint Drop Lichen
LecanoraceaeJapewia torno├źnsis
Lecanora albella var. albellarim lichen
Lecanora albella var. rebescensrim lichen
Lecanora allophanarim lichen
Lecanora caesiorubella subsp. caesiorubellarim lichen
Lecanora cinereofuscarim lichen
Lecanora hybocarpaBumpy Rim Lichen
Lecanora insignisrim lichen
Lecanora masanarim lichen
Lecanora pulicarisrim lichen
Lecanora rugosellarim lichen
Lecanora strobilinaMealy Rim Lichen
Lecanora subrugosarim lichen
Lecanora symmictarim lichen
Lecanora wisconsinensisWisconsin Rim Lichen
Miriquidica leucophaea
Traponora varians
Lecanora polytropa
Myriolecis dispersa
Palicella filamentosarim lichen
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 cinereoatraboulder lichen
Porpidia contraponendaboulder lichen
Porpidia crustulataCrusty Boulder Lichen
Porpidia degeliiDegelius' Boulder Lichen
Porpidia nigrocruentaboulder lichen
Porpidia subsimplexboulder lichen
Lecidea tessellataMosaic Tile Lichen
LichinaceaePhylliscum demangeonii
LobariaceaePseudocyphellaria epiflavoidesYellow-tipped Specklebelly Lichen
Sticta beauvoisiiFringed Moon Lichen
Sticta carolinensisCarolina Moon Lichen
Sticta fragilinataFragile Moon Lichen
Sticta fuliginosaPeppered Moon Lichen
Sticta sylvaticaForest Moon Lichen
LopadiaceaeLopadium disciforme
MycocaliciaceaeChaenothecopsis pusillastubble fungus
MycosphaerellaceaeSphaerellothecium coniodes
OchrolechiaceaeOchrolechia arboreaTree Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia tartareaTartar Saucer Lichen
Ochrolechia trochophora var. trochophorasaucer lichen
Ochrolechia yasudae
OpegraphaceaeGyrographa gyrocarpa
Opegrapha moroziana
PannariaceaeFuscopannaria leucostictaWhite-rimmed Shingle Lichen
Fuscopannaria sorediataSorediate Shingle Lichen
Parmeliella corallinoides
ParmeliaceaeAlectoria fallacinawitch's 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 Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna imbricatulaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna laevigataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna lividaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna minarumloop lichen
Hypotrachyna oostingiiOosting's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna prolongataloop lichen
Hypotrachyna revolutaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna rockiiloop lichen
Hypotrachyna sinuosaSinuous Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna spumosaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna taylorensisTaylor's Loop Lichen
Hypotrachyna thysanotaloop lichen
Hypotrachyna virginicaVirginia Loop Lichen
Imshaugia aleuritesImshaug's lichen
Melanelia stygia
Melanelixia subaurifera
Melanohalea halei
Menegazzia subsimilistree flute lichen
Mengazzia terebratatree flute lichen
Myelochroa aurulentaaxil-bristle lichen
Myelochroa galbinaaxil-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 crinitumruffle lichen
Parmotrema hypotropumPowdered Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema perlatumruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatumReticulated Ruffle Lichen
Parmotrema stuppeumruffle lichen
Parmotrema subisidiosumSubisidiate Ruffle Lichen
Platismatia glaucaVaried Rag Lichen
Platismatia tuckermaniiTuckerman's 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 rudectaCommon Speckled Shield Lichen
Tuckermannopsis americana
Tuckermannopsis ciliaris
Tuckermannopsis orbata
Usnea angulataAngular Beard Lichen
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 mutabilisbeard 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 subscabrosabeard lichen
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 pulmonariaTree Lungwort
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 phyllidiosapelt lichen
Peltigera polydactylonpelt lichen
Peltigera ponojensispelt lichen
Peltigera praetextatapelt lichen
Peltigera rufescensRufous Pelt Lichen
Peltigera senecapelt lichen
Ricasolia quercizans
Peltigera extenuatapelt lichen
PertusariaceaePertusaria appalachensis
Pertusaria globularisGlobular Wart Lichen
Pertusaria macouniiMacoun's Wart Lichen
Pertusaria neoscoticaNew Scotland Wart Lichen
Pertusaria paratuberculiferaSpotted Wart Lichen
PhlyctidaceaePhlyctis boliviensisBolivian 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 appalachensis
Leucodermia leucomelos
Phaeophyscia pusilloidesPom Pom Shadow Lichen
Physcia adscendensHooded Rosette Lichen
Physcia phaearosette lichen
Physcia pseudospeciosarosette lichen
Physcia sorediosarosette lichen
Physcia stellarisStarry 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
StereocaulaceaeStereocaulon paschalesnow lichen
Stereocaulon pileatumPileated Snow Lichen
Stereocaulon tennesseense var. tennesseenseTennessee Snow Lichen
StictidaceaeStictis urceolatumCan of Worms Lichen
TeloschistaceaeCaloplaca reptansfiredot lichen
Gyalolechia flavovirescens
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
UmbilicariaceaeUmbilicaria carolinianaCarolina Toadskin
Umbilicaria papulosaCommon Toadskin
Umbilicaria pensylvanicaPennsylvania Toadskin
Umbilicaria mammulatasmooth rock tripe
UncertainBiatoropsis usnearum
Phaeopyxis punctum
Cyphobasidium hypogymniicola
VaricellariaceaeVaricellaria velata
VariolariaceaeLepra amaraBitter Wart Lichen
Lepra multipunctoides
Lepra ophthalmiza
Lepra trachythallina
Lepra waghornei
Lepra excludens
VerrucariaceaeDermatocarpon luridumstippleback lichen
Normandina pulchellaElf-eared Lichen