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U.S. Forest Service

Lichens Photo Gallery

Fruticose Lichens

Click the thumbnail images below to see larger images of the lichens.

  • Alectoria sarmentosa

    Alectoria sarmentosa. Photo by Karen Dillman.

  • Allocetraria madreporiformis

    Allocetraria madreporiformis. Photo by Larry St. Clair.

  • Aspicilia hispida

    Aspicilia hispida. Photo by Rick Demmer.

  • Bryoria fremontii

    Bryoria fremontii. Photo by Rick Demmer.

  • Cladina rangiferina

    Cladina rangiferina. Photo by Karen Dillman.

  • Cladonia amaurocraea

    Cladonia amaurocraea. Photo by Ralph Pope.

  • Cladonia bellidiflora

    Cladonia bellidiflora. Photo by Karen Dillman.

  • Cladonia cervicornis

    Cladonia cervicornis. Photo by Ralph Pope.

  • Cladonia chlorophaea

    Cladonia chlorophaea. Photo by Hugh Nourse.

  • Cladonia cristatella

    Cladonia cristatella. Photo by Charles Peirce, Michigan Wildflowers.

  • Cladonia fimbriata

    Cladonia fimbriata. Photo by Larry St. Clair.

  • Cladonia leporina

    Cladonia leporina. Photo by Hugh Nourse.

  • Cladonia squamosa

    Cladonia squamosa. Photo by Ralph Pope.

  • Cladonia uncialis

    Cladonia uncialis. Photo by Ralph Pope.

  • Evernia mesomorpha

    Evernia mesomorpha. Photo by Ralph Pope.

  • Evernia prunastri

    Evernia prunastri. Photo by Rick Demmer.

  • Letharia columbiana

    Letharia columbiana. Photo by Rick Demmer.

  • Letharia vulpina

    Letharia vulpina. Photo by Larry St. Clair.

  • Pilophorus acicularis

    Pilophorus acicularis. Photo by Karen Dillman.

  • Pseudephebe pubescens

    Pseudephebe pubescens. Photo by Rick Demmer.

  • Pseudevernia intensa

    Pseudevernia intensa. Photo by Larry St. Clair.

  • Ramalina menziesii

    Ramalina menziesii. Photo by Terry Fennell.

  • Ramalina subleptocarpha

    Ramalina subleptocarpha. Photo by Karen Dillman.

  • Siphula ceratites

    Siphula ceratites. Photo by Karen Dillman.

  • Thamnolia subuliformis

    Thamnolia subuliformis. Photo by Larry St. Clair.

  • Thamnolia vermicularis

    Thamnolia vermicularis. Photo by Karen Dillman.

  • Usnea hirta

    Usnea hirta. Photo by Larry St. Clair.

  • Usnea longissima

    Usnea longissima. Photo by Karen Dillman.

  • Usnea strigosa

    Usnea strigosa. Photo by Don Flenniken.

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