Lichens of Ontario

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Scientific name Authority Common Name
Acarospora glaucocarpa (Ach.) Körb. Rimmed cobblestone lichen
Alectoria ochroleuca (Hoffm.) A. Massal.  Yellow-green witch's hair
Anaptychia crinalis (Schaer.) Vězda  None Known
Anaptychia palmulata (Michx.) Vain. Shaggy-fringe lichen
Anzia colpodes  (Ach.) Stizenb. Black-foam lichen
Arctoparmelia centrifuga (L.) Hale Concentric ring lichen
Arctoparmelia incurva (Pers.) Hale Sorediate ring lichen
Arthonia caesia  (Flot.) Körb.  Frosted comma lichen
Arthonia caudata Willey None Known
Bacidia rubella (Hoffm.) A. Massal. Frosted -rimmed dot lichen
Bacidia schweinitzii  (Fr. ex E. Michener) A. Scheid. Surprise lichen
Bacidina egenula (Nyl.) Vězda None Known
Baeomyces carneus  Flörke Northern beret lichen
Bagliettoa baldensis  (A. Massal.) Vězda  None Known
Bilimbia sabuletorum  (Schreber) Arnold None Known
Bryoria furcellata  (Fr.) Brodo & D. Hawksw. Burred horsehair lichen
Bryoria fuscescens (Gyeln.) Brodo & D. Hawksw. Pale-footed horsehair lichen
Bryoria nadvornikiana  (Gyeln.) Brodo & D. Hawksw. Spiny gray horsehair lichen
Bryoria nitidula  (Th. Fr.) Brodo & D. Hawksw. Tundra horsehair lichen
Bryoria trichodes  (Michx.) Brodo & D. Hawksw.  Horsehair lichen
Caloplaca feracissima  H. Magn. Sidewalk firedot lichen
Caloplaca flavorubescens (Huds.) J.R. Laundon Bark sulphur-firedot lichen
Caloplaca flavovirescens (Wulfen) Dalla Torre & Sarnth. Sulfur-firedot lichen
Caloplaca holocarpa  (Hoffm. ex Ach.) A. E. Wade Firedot lichen
Caloplaca subsoluta  (Nyl.) Zahlbr.  None Known
Candelariella aurella  (Hoffm.) Zahlbr. Hidden goldspeck lichen
Cetrelia chicitae  Culb. & C. Culb. Sea-storm lichen
Chaenotheca chrysocephala  (Ach.) Th. Fr. None Known
Cladonia amaurocraea  (Flörke) Schaer. Quill lichen
Cladonia bellidiflora  (Ach.) Schaer. Toy soldiers
Cladonia cariosa  (Ach.) Spreng. Split-peg lichen, split-peg soliders
Cladonia cenotea  (Ach.) Schaer. Powdered funnel lichen
Cladonia deformis  (L.) Hoffm. Lesser sulphur-cup
Cladonia digitata  (L.) Hoffm. Finger pixie-cup
Cladonia fimbriata  (L.) Fr. Trumpet lichen
Cladonia furcata  (Huds.) Schrad. Many-forked cladonia
Cladonia gracilis ssp. turbinata  (Ach.) Ahti Smooth cladonia
Cladonia magyarica  Vain. None Known
Cladonia multiformis  G. Merr. Sieve lichen
Cladonia parasitica  (Hoffm.) Hoffm. Fence-rail cladonia
Cladonia pocillum  (Ach.) Grognot Rosette pixie-cup
Cladonia rangiferina  (L.) F.H. Wigg. Gray reindeer lichen
Cladonia stellaris  (Opiz) Pouzar & Vězda Star-tipped reindeer lichen
Cladonia stygia  (Fr.) Ruoss Black-footed reindeer lichen
Cladonia sulphurina  (Michx.) Fr. Greater sulphur-cup
Cladonia symphycarpia  (Flörke) Fr. Lime-loving thatch lichen
Cladonia verticillata  (Hoffm.) Schear.  Ladder lichen
Cladonia wainioi  Savicz False reindeer lichen
Cliostomum griffithii  (Sm.) Coppins Multicolored dot lichen
Coccocarpia palmicola  (Spreng.) Arv. & D. J. Galloway Salted shell lichen
Collema furfuraceum   (Arnold) Du Rietz Blistered jelly lichen
Collema tenax  (Sw.) Ach. Common soil-jelly
Cyphelium tigillare  (Ach.) Ach. None Known
Dermatocarpon luridum  (With.) J. R. Laundon Streamside stippleback
Dibaeis baeomyces  (L. f.) Rambold & Hertel Pink earth
Dictyocatenulata alba  Finley & E.F. Morris   None Known
Dimelaena oreina  (Ach.) Norman None Known
Evernia mesomorpha  Nyl. Boreal oakmoss lichen
Flavopunctelia soredica  (Nyl.) Hale Powder-edged speckled greenshield
Fuscidea pusilla  Tønsberg  None Known
Fuscopannaria leucosticta  (Tuck.) M. Jørg. Brown-buttoned rock shingle
Graphis scripta  (L.) Ach. Common script lichen
Heterodermia obscurata  (Nyl.) Trevis. Orange-tinted fringe lichen
Hyperphyscia syncolla Tuck. ex Nyl. Smooth shadow-crust
Hypocenomyce scalaris  (Ach.) M. Choisy Common clam lichen
Hypogymnia bitteri  (Lynge) Ahti Brown-powdered tube lichen
Hypogymnia physodes  (L.) Nyl.  Monk's hood lichen
Hypogymnia tubulosa  (Schaer.) Powder-headed tube lichen
Hypogymnia vittata  (Ach.) Parrique Slender monk's hood lichen
Icmadophila ericetorum  (L.) Zahlbr. Candy lichen, fairy puke
Imshaugia placorodia  (Ach.) S.F. Mey. American starburst lichen
Julella fallaciosa  (Arnold) R.C. Harris None Known
Lasallia papulosa  (Ach.) Llano Common toadskin
Lecanora hybocarpa  (Tuck.) Brodo Bumpy rim-lichen
Lecanora juniperina  Sliwa None Known
Lecanora muralis  (Schreb.) Rabenh. Stonewall rim-lichen
Lecanora semipallida  H. Magn. None Known
Lecanora symmicta  (Ach.) Ach. None Known
Lecanora thysanophora  Harris  Mapledust lichen
Lecidella stigmatea  (Ach.) Hertel & Leuckert Disk lichen
Lepraria normandinoides  Lendemer & R. C. Harris None Known
Leptogium azureum  (Sw. ex Ach.) Mont. Blue jellyskin
Leptogium corticola  (Taylor) Tuck. Blistered jellyskin
Leptogium cyanescens  (Rabenh.) Körb. Blue jellyskin, blue oilskin
Leptogium laceroides  (B. de Lesd.) M. Jørg. Short-bearded jellyskin
Leptogium lichenoides  (L.) Zahlbr. Tattered jellyskin
Leptogium rivulare  Tuck. Flooded jellyskin
Leptogium subtile  (Schrad.) Torss. None Known
Lichenomphalia hudsoniana  (H.S. Jenn.) Redhead, Lutzoni, Moncalvo & Vilgalys Arctic mushroom scales
Lobaria pulmonaria  (L.) Hoffm. Lungwort
Lobaria quercizans  Michx. Smooth lungwort
Lobaria scrobiculata  (Scop.) DC. Textured lungwort
Lopadium disciforme  (Flot.) Kullh. None Known
Melanelia disjuncta  (Erichsen) Essl. Mealy brown-shield
Melanelia hepatizon  (Ach.) Thell Rimmed brown-shield
Melanelia sorediata  (Ach.) Goward & Ahti Powdered brown-shield
Menegazzia subsimilis  (H. Magn.) R. Sant.   None Known
Multiclavula mucida  (Fr.) R. Petersen None Known
Myelochroa aurulenta  (Tuck.) Elix & Hale Powdery axil-bristle lichen
Nephroma arcticum  (L.) Torss. Arctic kidney lichen
Nephroma bellum  (Spreng.) Tuck. Naked kidney lichen
Nephroma resupinatum   (L.) Ach. Pimpled kidney lichen
Ochrolechia frigida  (Sw.) Lynge Arctic saucer lichen
Opegrapha varia  Pers. None Known
Pachyphiale fagicola  (Hepp) Zwackh. None Known
Pannaria conoplea  (Ach.) Bory. Mealy-rimmed shingle lichen
Parmelia sulcata  Taylor Hammered shield lichen
Parmeliopsis ambigua  (Wulfen) Nyl. None Known
Parmeliopsis hyperopta  (Ach.) Arnold None Known
Parmotrema crinitum  (Ach.) M. Choisy Salted ruffle lichen
Parmotrema reticulatum  (Taylor) M. Choisy Cracked ruffle lichen
Peltigera canina  (L.) Willd. Dog-lichen
Peltigera evansiana  Gyeln. Peppered dog-lichen
Peltigera extenuata  Lojka Dwarf dog-lichen
Peltigera horizontalis   (Huds.) Baumg. Flat-fruited pelt
Peltigera lepidophora  (Nyl. ex Vain.) Bitter Limestone scaly pelt
Peltigera leucophlebia  (Nyl.) Gyeln. Veined freckle-pelt
Peltigera malacea  (Ach.) Funck Veinless pelt
Peltigera membranacea  (Ach.) Nyl. Membranous dog-lichen
Peltigera scabrosa  Th. Fr. Scabby pelt
Peltigera venosa  (L.) Hoffm. Fan lichen
Pertusaria globularis  (Ach.) Tuck. None Known
Pertusaria subobducens  Nyl. None Known
Phaeophyscia hirsuta  (Mereschk.) Essl. Hairy shadow lichen
Phaeophyscia hirtella Essl. Hairy shadow lichen
Phaeophyscia orbicularis  (Neck.) Moberg Mealy shadow lichen
Phaeophyscia pusilloides  (Zahlbr.) Essl. Pompon-tipped shadow lichen
Phaeophyscia rubropulchra  (Degel.) Essl. Oranged-cored shadow lichen
Physcia adscendens  (Fr.) H. Olivier Hooded roseete lichen
Physcia biziana  (A. Massal.) Zahlbr. Frosted rosette lichen
Physcia caesia  (Hoffm.) Fürnr. Blue-gray rosette lichen
Physcia millegrana  Degel. Mealy rosette lichen
Physcia stellaris   (L.) Nyl. Star rosette lichen
Physciella melanchra  (Hue) Essl. None Known
Physconia detersa  (Nyl.) Poelt Bottlebrush frost lichen
Physconia enteroxantha  (Nyl.) Poelt Yellow-cored frost lichen
Physconia subpallida  Essl. Pale-bellied frost lichen
Pilophorus acicularis  (Ach.) Th. Fr. Devil's matchstick
Porpidia flavocaerulescens  (Hornem.) Hertel & A. J. Schwab Orange boulder lichen
Protoblastenia rupestris  (Scop.) J. Steiner None Known
Protopannaria pezizoides  (Weber) M. Jørg. & S. Ekman  Moss-shingle lichen
Protoparmelia badia  (Hoffm.) Hafellner  None Known
Pseudevernia consocians  (Vain.) Hale & Culb. Common antler lichen
Psilolechia lucida  (Ach.) M. Choisy Sulphur dust lichen
Psora decipiens  (Hedw.) Hoffm. Blushing scale
Punctelia bolliana  (Müll. Arg.) Krog  Eastern speckled shield
Punctelia rudecta  (Ach.) Krog  Rough speckled shield
Pyrenula pseudobufonia  (Rehm) R.C. Harris Eastern pox lichen
Pyxine sorediata  (Ach.) Mont. Mustard lichen
Ramalina pollinaria   (Westr.) Ach. Chalky ramalina
Rhizocarpon geographicum  (L.) DC. Yellow map lichen
Rhizocarpon lecanorinum  Anders Crescent map lichen
Rhizoplaca chrysoleuca  (Sm.) Zopf  Orange rock-posy
Rhizoplaca melanophthalma  (DC.) Leuckert & Poelt Green rock-posy
Ropalospora viridis (Tønsberg) Tønsbergs  None Known
Sarcogyne regularis  Körb. Frosted grain-spored lichen
Sarea resinae  (Fr.) Kuntze None Known
Solorina saccata  (L.) Ach. Common chocolate chip lichen
Staurothele drummondii  (Tuck.) Tuck. None Known
Stictis urceolatum (Ach.) Gilenstam None Known
Teloschistes chrysophthalmus  (L.) Th. Fr. Gold-eye lichen
Tephromela atra  (Huds.) Hafellner Black-eye lichen
Thamnolia vermicularis var. subuliformis (Ehrh.) Culb. Whiteworm lichen
Thrombium epigaeum  (Pers.) Wallr. None Known
Trapeliopsis granulosa  (Hoffm.) Lumbsch Mottled-disk lichen
Tremolecia atrata  (Ach.) Hertel  Rusty-rock lichen
Trypethelium virens  Tuck. ex Michener None Known
Tuckermanopsis americana  (Spreng.) Hale Fringed wrinkle-lichen
Umbilicaria americana  Poelt & T. H. Nash Frosted rock tripe
Umbilicaria deusta  (L.) Baumg. Peppered rock tripe
Umbilicaria hyperborea  (Ach.) Hoffm.  Blistered rock tripe
Umbilicaria muehlenbergii  (Ach.) Tuck. Plated rock tripe
Umbilicaria proboscidea  (L.) Schrad. Netted rock tripe
Usnea cavernosa  Tuck. Pitted beard lichen
Usnea longissima  Ach. Methuselah's beard lichen
Usnocetraria oakesiana  (Tuck.) M.J. Lai & C.J. Wei None Known
Vulpicida pinastri  (Scop.) J.-E. Mattsson & M.J. Lai Powdery sunshine lichen
Xanthomendoza fallax  (Hepp ex Arnold) Søchting, Kärnefelt & S. Kondr. Hooded sunburst lichen
Xanthomendoza hasseana  (Räsänen) Søchting, Kärnefelt & S. Kondr. Popular sunburst lichen
Xanthomendoza ulophyllodes  (Räsänen) Søchting, Kärnefelt & S. Kondr. Powdery sunburst lichen
Xanthomendoza weberi  (S. Kondr. & Kärnefelt) L. Lindblom  Bare-bottomed sunburst lichen
Xanthoria elegans  (Link) Th. Fr. Elegant sunburst lichen
Xanthoria parietina  (L.) Th. Fr. Wall lichen
Xanthoria polycarpa  (Hoffm.) Th. Fr. ex Rieber Pin-cushion sunburst lichen

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