[Flora of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Lichens of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington

Pseudocpehalaria Lichen, Specklebelly Lichen: Pseudocephalaria anomala (Lobariaceae)

Specklebelly Lichen: Pseudocephalaria anomala

The following is a very incomplete list of lichens which might be found in the Columbia River Gorge. Those species followed by a question mark are not currently verified for this area but may be there.

Unidentified Lichens: Help verify the identity of each of the following lichens.

Crustose Lichens:

Rimmed Lichen: Aspicilia sp. (Hymeneliaceae) ?

Needle Lichen: Chaenotheca furfuracea (Synonym: Coniocybe furfuracea) (Coniocybaceae)

Dust Lichen: Chrysothrix chlorina (Synonym: Lepraria chlorina) (Chrysotrichaceae)

Cowpie Lichen, Crater Lichen: Diploschistes muscorum ssp. muscorum (Synonyms: Diploschistes bryophilus, Diploschistes canadensis) (Thelotremataceae)

Crater Lichen: Diploschistes scruposus (Synonym: Urceolaria scruposa) (Thelotremataceae)

Candy Lichen, Fairy Barf, Peppermint Drop Lichen, Spraypaint Lichen: Icmadophila ericetorum (Baeomycetaceae) ?

Rim Lichen: Lecanora muralis var. versicolor (Synonym: Lecanora versicolor) (Lecanoraceae)

White Rim Lichen: Lecanora rupicola (Synonyms: Glaucomaria rupicola, Lecanora sordida) (Lecanoraceae)

Unidentified Lecidea Lichen: Lecidea sp. (Lecideaceae)

Gray-orange Disk Lichen, Lecidea Lichen: Lecidea lapicida (Synonyms: Lecidea cyanescens, Lecidea lactea, Lecidea pantherina) (Lecideaceae)

Blood Lichen: Mycoblastus sanguinarius (Mycoblastaceae)

Crabseye Lichen: Ochrolechia laevigata (Pertusariaceae) ?

Double-rim Saucer Lichen, Oregon Crabseye Lichen: Ochrolechia oregonensis (Synonym: Ochrolechia californica) (Pertusariaceae)

Upsala Crabseye Lichen, Upsala Crabs-eye Lichen: Ochrolechia upsaliensis (Pertusariaceae)

Pacific Bloodspot Lichen: Ophioparma rubricosa (Synonyms: Bacidia herrei, Bacidia rubricosa, Haematomma californicum, Haematomma pacificum, Ohioparma herreri) (Ophioparmaceae)

Pore Lichen: Pertusaria ophthalmiza (Pertusariaceae)

Starburst Shadow Lichen: Phaeophyscia decolor (Physciaceae)

Pink Bull's-eye Lichen: Placopsis lambii (Trapeliaceae)

Gold Cobblestone Lichen: Pleopsidium chlorophanum (Synonyms: Acarospora chlorophana, Acarospora erythrophora, Acarospora incertula, Acarospora novomexicana, Acarospora texana, Acarospora weldensis) (Acarosporaceae)

Rimularia Lichen: Rimularia insularis (Synonyms: Lecidea insularis, Lecidea intumescens) (Rimulariaceae)

Black-eye Lichen, Tephromela Lichen: Tephromela atra (Synonym: Lecanora atra) (Bacidiaceae)

Disk Lichen: Trapelia coarctata (Synonym: Lecidea coarctata) (Trapeliaceae)

Wallroth's Trapeliopsis Lichen: Trapeliopsis glaucopholis (Synonyms: Lecidea glebulosa, Lecidia wallrothii, Trapeliopsis wallrothii) (Trapeliaceae)

 

Foliose Lichens:

Silverskin Lichen: Dermatocarpon miniatum (Verrucariaceae)

Tube Lichen: Hypogymnia enteromorpha (Parmeliaceae) - collected at Big Lava Bed in Skamania County

Inactvie Tube Lichen: Hypogymnia inactiva (Parmeliaceae) ?

Powder-headed Tube Lichen, Tube Lichen: Hypogymnia tubulosa (Synonym: Parmelia tubulosa) (Parmeliaceae)

Greenleaf Tuckermannopsis Lichen: Tuckermannopsis chlorophylla (Synonyms: Cetraria chlorophylla, Cetraria scutata) (Parmeliaceae)

Flattened Thornbush Lichen: Kaernefeltia merrillii (Synonyms: Cetraria merrillii, Tuckermannopsis merrillii) (Parmeliaceae)

Skin Lichen: Leptogium lichenoides (Collemataceae)

Lung and Lungwort Lichens: The Genus Lobaria (Family: Lobariaceae)

Abraded Camouflage Lichen, Melanelia Lichen: Melanelia subaurifera (Synonym: Parmelia subaurifera) (Parmeliaceae)

Melanelia Lichen: Melanelixia fuliginosa ssp. glabratula (Synonym: Melanelia fuliginosa ssp. glabratula) (Parmeliaceae)

Swiss Kidney Lichen: Nephroma helveticum ssp. helveticum (Nephromataceae)

Kidney Lichen: Nephroma resupinatum (Nephromataceae)

Hammered Shield Lichen, Net-marked Lichen, Shield Lichen: Parmelia sulcata (Parmeliaceae)

Felt Lichens: The Genus Peltigera (Peltigeraceae)

Hoary Rosette Lichen, Rosette Lichen: Physcia aipolia (Physciaceae)

Ragged Lichen: Platismatia glauca (Synonym: Cetaria glauca) (Parmeliaceae)

Pseudocpehalaria Lichen, Specklebelly Lichen: Pseudocephalaria anomala (Lobariaceae)

Golden Rimmed Navel Lichen, Orange Rock-posy: Rhizoplaca chrysoleuca (Synonyms: Lecanora chrysoleuca, Lecanora rubina) (Lecanoraceae)

Navel Lichens: The Genus Umbilicaria (Umbilicariaceae)

Brown-eyed Sunshine Lichen: Vulpicida canadensis (Synonyms: Cetraria candensis, Cetraria juniperina, Tuckermannopsis canadensis, Tuckermannopsis juniperina) (Parmeliaceae)

Orange Wall Lichen, Sunburst Lichen: Xanthoria parietina (Synonym: Teloschistes parietinus) (Teloschistaceae)

Orange Wall Lichen: Xanthoria polycarpa (Synonym: Teloschistes polycarpus) (Teloschistaceae)

Xanthoparmelia Lichens: The Genus Xanthoparmelia (Parmeliaceae)

 

Fruticose Lichens

Unidentified Horsehair Lichen: Bryoria sp. on Pinus ponderosa

Tortured Horsehair Lichen: Bryoria tortuosa (Synonyms: Alectoria tortuosa, Alectoria virens) (Parmeliaceae)

Horsehair Lichen: Bryoria trichodes ?

Cup Lichens: The Genus Cladonia (Cladoniaceae)

Antlered Perfume, Ring Lichen: Evernia prunastri (Parmeliaceae)

American Wolf Lichen, Brown-eyed Wolf Lichen, Wolf Lichen: Letharia columbiana (Synonym: Letharia californica) (Parmeliaceae)

Wolf Lichen: Letharia vulpina (Synonym: Evernia vulpina) (Parmeliaceae)

Devil's Matchstick, Nail Lichen: Pilophorus acicularis (Stereocaulaceae)

Gold Cobblestone Lichen: Pleopsidium chlorophanum (Synonyms: Acarospora chlorphana, Acarospora erythrophora, Acarospora incertula, Acarospora novomexicana, Acarospora texana, Acarospora weldensis) (Acarosporaceae)

Farinose Cartilage Lichen: Ramalina farinacea (Ramalinaceae) ?

Cartilage Lichen: Ramalina subleptocarpha (Ramalinaceae) ?

Coral Lichen, Globe Ball Lichen: Sphaerophorus globosus (Synonym: Sphaerophorus tuckermanii) (Sphaerophoraceae)

Snow Lichens: The Genus Stereocaulon (Stereocaulaceae)


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