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LECANORALES Nannf. (an order of lichens)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

Bilimbia sabuletorum (Schreb.) Arnold (a lichen)
Botryolepraria lesdainii (Hue) Canals, Hern.-Mariné, Gómez-Bolea & Llimona (a lichen)
CLADONIACEAE Zenker (a family of lichens)
Cladonia (cup lichens), eg: Cladonia pocillum (a lichen) - Thallus Pycnothelia papillaria (a lichen), eg: Pycnothelia papillaria (a lichen) - Colony
Family 32 subtaxa 3 ident refs
Corticifraga fuckelii (Rehm) D. Hawksw. & R. Sant. (a lichenicolous discomycete) Species   1 ident refs
Corticifraga peltigerae (Fuckel) D. Hawksw. & R. Sant. (a lichenicolous fungus) Species   1 ident refs
DACTYLOSPORACEAE Bellem. & Hafellner (a family of lichens) Family 3 subtaxa  
Dactylospora lobariella (Nyl.) Hafellner (a lichenicolous ascomycete) Species   1 ident refs
Dactylospora microspora Etayo (a lichen) Species   1 ident refs
Dactylospora parasitica (Flörke) Zopf (a lichenicolous ascomycete)
Apothecia - on Pertusaria thallus
HAEMATOMMATACEAE Hafellner (a family of lichens) Family 2 subtaxa  
Haematomma ochroleucum (Neck.) J.R. Laundon (a lichen) Species 2 subtaxa  
Haematomma ochroleucum var. ochroleucum (Neck.) J.R. Laundon (a lichen)
Haematomma ochroleucum var. porphyrium (Pers.) J.R. Laundon (a lichen)
LECANORACEAE Körb. (a family of lichens)
Lecanora (a genus of crustose lichens), eg: Lecanora subaurea (a lichen) - Thallus Lecidella (a genus of lichens), eg: Lecidella elaeochroma f. elaeochroma (a lichen) - Thalli showing dark prothaline margins Pyrrhospora (a genus of lichens), eg: Pyrrhospora quernea (a lichen) - Fertile thallus - close-up Scoliciosporum (a genus of lichens), eg: Scoliciosporum pruinosum (a lichen) - Thallus
Family 27 subtaxa 8 ident refs
MICAREACEAE Vězda ex Hafellner (a family of lichens) Family 1 subtaxon  
Psilolechia lucida (Ach.) M. Choisy (Sulphur Lichen)
MYCOBLASTACEAE Hafellner (a family of lichens) Family 1 subtaxon  
Mycoblastus sanguinarius (L.) Norman (a lichen)
PARMELIACEAE Zenker (a family of lichens)
Arctoparmelia incurva (a lichen), eg: Arctoparmelia incurva (a lichen) - In situ Bryoria (hair lichens), eg: Bryoria fuscescens (a lichen) - Thallus Cetraria (a genus of lichens), eg: Cetraria muricata (a lichen) - Thallus Cornicularia normoerica (a lichen), eg: Cornicularia normoerica (a lichen) - Thallus - in situ Evernia prunastri (Oak Moss), eg: Evernia prunastri (Oak Moss) - Thallus - dry Flavoparmelia caperata (a lichen), eg: Flavoparmelia caperata (a lichen) - Moist thallus Flavoparmelia soredians (a lichen), eg: Flavoparmelia soredians (a lichen) - Thallus Hypogymnia (a genus of foliose lichens), eg: Hypogymnia tubulosa (a lichen) - Thallus - close-up Melanelixia (a genus of lichens), eg: Melanelixia glabratula (a lichen) - Thallus - moist Parmelia (a genus of leafy lichens), eg: Parmelia saxatilis (a lichen) - Thallus Parmelina (a genus of lichens), eg: Parmelina quercina (a lichen) - Thallus Parmeliopsis ambigua (a lichen), eg: Parmeliopsis ambigua (a lichen) - Thallus Parmotrema (a genus of foliose lichens), eg: Parmotrema perlatum (a lichen) - Thallus Platismatia glauca (a lichen), eg: Platismatia glauca (a lichen) - Platismatia glauca is towards the lower right - moist thallus Protoparmelia (a genus of lichens), eg: Protoparmelia badia (a lichen) - Thallus Pseudevernia (a genus of lichens), eg: Pseudevernia furfuracea (a lichen) - Thallus - close-up Punctelia (a genus of lichens), eg: Punctelia subrudecta (a lichen) - Thallus - underside Tuckermannopsis chlorophylla (a lichen), eg: Tuckermannopsis chlorophylla (a lichen) - Thallus Usnea (beard lichens, old man's beard), eg: Usnea florida (Witches' Whiskers Lichen) - Thallus Xanthoparmelia (a genus of lichens), eg: Xanthoparmelia conspersa (a lichen) - Thallus - in situ
Family 41 subtaxa 3 ident refs
PHYSCIACEAE Zahlbr. (a family of lichens)
Anaptychia (a genus of lichens), eg: Anaptychia runcinata (a lichen) - In situ Phaeophyscia (a genus of lichens), eg: Phaeophyscia orbicularis (a lichen) - Thallus Physcia (a genus of foliose lichens), eg: Physcia tribacia (a lichen) - Thallus Physconia (a genus of lichens), eg: Physconia grisea (a lichen) - Thalli - in situ Rinodina (a genus of lichens), eg: Rinodina exigua (a lichen) - Thallus and apothecia
Family 12 subtaxa  
PILOCARPACEAE Zahlbr. (a family of lichens) Family 2 subtaxa  
Micarea Fr. (a genus of lichens)
Micarea melaena (a lichen), eg: Micarea melaena (a lichen) - Thallus
Genus 2 subtaxa 2 ident refs
PSORACEAE Zahlbr. (a family of lichens) Family 1 subtaxon  
Protoblastenia rupestris (Scop.) J. Steiner (a lichen)
RAMALINACEAE C. Agardh (a family of lichens)
Cliostomum (a genus of lichens), eg: Cliostomum griffithii (a lichen) - Thallus Ramalina (a genus of fruticose lichens), eg: Ramalina siliquosa (Sea Ivory) - Thallus - in situ
Family 5 subtaxa  
Solenopsora candicans (Dicks.) J. Steiner (a lichen)
SPHAEROPHORACEAE Fr. (a family of lichens) Family 3 subtaxa  
Bunodophoron melanocarpum (Sw.) Wedin (a lichen)
Sphaerophorus globosus (Huds.) Vain. (a lichen)
Thallus - older
Unidentified Sphaerophorus (Unidentified Sphaerophorus Lichens)
Thallus - side view
STEREOCAULACEAE Chevall. (a family of lichens)
Lepraria (a genus of lichens), eg: Lepraria caesioalba (a lichen) - Thallus Squamarina (a genus of lichens), eg: Squamarina cartilaginea (a lichen) - Thallus and apothecia - close-up Stereocaulon (a genus of lichens), eg: Stereocaulon dactylophyllum (a lichen) - Thallus - top view
Family 6 subtaxa  
TELOSCHISTACEAE Zahlbr. (a family of lichens)
Caloplaca (a genus of placodioid and crustose lichens), eg: Caloplaca teicholyta (a lichen) - Thallus Teloschistes flavicans (Golden Hair-lichen), eg: Teloschistes flavicans (Golden Hair-lichen) - Thallus Xanthoria (a genus of lichens), eg: Xanthoria polycarpa (a lichen) - Thallus and apothecia
Family 28 subtaxa 16 ident refs
TEPHROMELATACEAE Hafellner (a family of lichens) Family 2 subtaxa  
Tephromela atra var. atra (Huds.) Hafellner, 1983 (Black Shields)
Tephromela grumosa (Pers.) Hafellner & Cl. Roux (a lichen) Species   1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 15 general literature references to LECANORALES (an order of lichens)

LECANORALES may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore shooters)
Lichenes (via Lecanoromycetidae) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 423 feeding and other relationships of LECANORALES (an order of lichens)

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