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Lichens of Israel

This page presents the lichen species diversity of Israel. Its objective is to provide information on the species, including synonyms, images, data on habitats, distribution in Israel, and references to relevant literature.

IsrMapOsn  Map of natural regions of Israel

  AP – Akko Plain
  AV – Arava Valley
  BS – Bet Shean Valley
  CC – Carmel Coast
  CM – Carmel Mountains
  CN – Central Negev
  DS – Dead Sea Area
  EP – Esdraelon Plain
  GC – Galilee Coast
  GH – Golan Heights
  GM – Gilboa Mountains
  HE – Hermon
  HP – Hula Plain
  JD – Judean Desert
  JM – Judean Mountains
  LG – Lower Galilee
  LJ – Lower Jordan Valley
  NN – Northern Negev
  PP – Philistine Plain
  SA – Samaria
  SH – Shefela
  SN – Southern Negev
  SP – Sharon Plain
  UG – Upper Galilee
  UJ – Upper Jordan Valley
  WN – Western Negev

 

Lichens and lichenicolous fungi of Israel

Acarospora areolata

Acarospora assimulans

Acarospora bornmuelleri

Acarospora fuscata

Acarospora glaucocarpa var. cervina

Acarospora glaucocarpa var. conspersa

Acarospora impressula

Acarospora laqueata

Acarospora microcarpa

Acarospora murorum

Acarospora nodulosa var. reagens

Acarospora tominiana

Acarospora umbilicata

Acrocordia conoidea

Adelococcus porocyphii

Agonimia tristicula

Amandinea punctata

Anaptychia ciliaris

Arthonia albopulverea

Arthonia calcicola

Arthonia clemens
Arthonia galactites
Arthonia lapidicola
Arthonia melanophthalma
Arthonia molendoi
Arthonia pinastri
Arthonia radiata
Aspicilia calcarea
Aspicilia cheresina var. microspora
Aspicilia cinerea
Aspicilia contorta subsp. contorta
Aspicilia contorta subsp. hoffmanniana
Aspicilia desertorum
Aspicilia farinosa
Bacidia circumspecta
Bacidia trachona
Bacidina phacodes
Bactrospora patellarioides var. patellarioides
Bagliettoa baldensis
Bagliettoa parmigera
Bagliettoa parmigerella
Biatoridium delitescens
Bispora christiansenii
Buellia dispersa
Buellia epigaea
Buellia sorediosa
Buellia subalbula var. fuscocapitellata
Buellia zoharyi
Caloplaca alnetorum
Caloplaca alociza
Caloplaca arenaria
Caloplaca atroflava
Caloplaca aurantia
Caloplaca bilewskii
Caloplaca carphinea
Caloplaca cerina
Caloplaca chalybaea
Caloplaca circumalbata var. bicolor
Caloplaca circumalbata var. circumalbata
Caloplaca cirrochroa
Caloplaca citrina
Caloplaca conglomerata
Caloplaca crenularia
Caloplaca ehrenbergii
Caloplaca erythrina var. pulvinata
Caloplaca erythrocarpa
Caloplaca ferrarii
Caloplaca flavescens
Caloplaca flavocitrina
Caloplaca flavovirescens
Caloplaca haematites
Caloplaca holocarpa
Caloplaca lactea
Caloplaca latzelii
Caloplaca luteoalba
Caloplaca marmorata
Caloplaca navasiana
Caloplaca negevensis
Caloplaca oasis
Caloplaca obscurella
Caloplaca ochracea
Caloplaca polycarpa
Caloplaca saxicola
Caloplaca teicholyta
Caloplaca ulcerosa
Caloplaca variabilis
Caloplaca velana var. schaereri
Caloplaca velana var. velana
Caloplaca vitellinula
Caloplaca xantholyta
Candelaria concolor
Candelariella aurella
Candelariella medians
Candelariella minuta
Candelariella oleaginescens
Candelariella reflexa
Candelariella vitellina
Candelariella xanthostigma
Catillaria lenticularis
Catillaria nigroclavata
Catillaria praedicta
Chromatochlamys vezdae
Chrysothrix candelaris
Cladonia convoluta
Cladonia pocillum
Cladonia pyxidata
Cladonia rangiformis
Clauzadea chondrodes
Clauzadea immersa
Clauzadea metzleri
Collema auriforme
Collema callopismum
Collema coccophorum
Collema crispum
Collema cristatum
Collema flaccidum
Collema fuscovirens
Collema nigrescens
Collema polycarpon subsp. corcyrense
Collema polycarpon subsp. polycarpon
Collema subnigrescens f. caesium
Collema tenax
Dermatocarpon convexum
Dermatocarpon intestiniforme
Dermatocarpon miniatum
Dermatocarpon subcrustosum
Diploicia canescens
Diploschistes actinostomus
Diploschistes caesioplumbeus
Diploschistes candidissimus
Diploschistes diacapsis
Diploschistes muscorum
Diploschistes ocellatus
Diploschistes scruposus
Diplotomma epipolium
Diplotomma venustum
Dirina ceratoniae
Dirina massiliensis
Dirina stenhammari
Endococcus parietinarius
Enterographa crassa
Evernia prunastri
Fulgensia desertorum
Fulgensia fulgens
Fulgensia fulgida
Fulgensia schistidii
Fulgensia subbracteata
Fuscopannaria mediterranea
Gloeoheppia erosa
Gloeoheppia turgida
Gonohymenia collemoides
Gonohymenia sodomensis
Graphis scripta
Guignardia olivieri
Gyalecta truncigena
Heppia despreauxii
Heppia echinulata
Heteroplacidium contumescens
Hymenelia prevostii
Hyperphyscia adglutinata
Immersaria athroocarpa
Involucropyrenium waltheri
Lecania cuprea
Lecania erysibe
Lecania fuscella
Lecania koerberiana
Lecania naegelii
Lecania nylanderiana
Lecania spadicea
Lecania turicensis
Lecanographa grumulosa
Lecanora agardhiana
Lecanora albescens
Lecanora argentata
Lecanora bolcana
Lecanora carpinea
Lecanora chlarotera
Lecanora crenulata
Lecanora dispersa
Lecanora gangaleoides
Lecanora glabrata
Lecanora graeca
Lecanora hagenii
Lecanora horiza
Lecanora leptyrodes
Lecanora leuckertiana
Lecanora muralis
Lecanora negevensis
Lecanora pruinosa
Lecanora rupicola subsp. rupicola
Lecanora rupicola subsp. subplanata
Lecanora subintricata
Lecanora subrugosa
Lecanora sulphurea
Lecanora symmicta
Lecanorella scrupulosa
Lecidea fuscoatra
Lecidella asema var. elaeochromoides
Lecidella carpathica
Lecidella elaeochroma
Lecidella euphorea
Lecidella stigmatea
Lempholemma polyanthes
Leptochidium albociliatum
Leptogium corniculatum
Leptogium cyanescens
Leptogium lichenoides
Leptogium tenuissimum
Leptorhaphis atomaria
Lichenochora wasseri
Lichenothelia scopularia
Lichinella algerica
Lichinella cribellifera
Lichinella inflata
Lichinella sinaica
Lichinella stipatula
Lobothallia radiosa
Maronea constans
Melanelia exasperata
Melanelia glabra
Micarea nitschkeana
Muellerella lichenicola
Mycobilimbia lurida
Naetrocymbe punctiformis
Neofuscelia pulla
Neofuscelia verruculifera
Nephroma laevigatum
Ochrolechia pallescens
Ochrolechia parella
Opegrapha atra
Opegrapha demutata
Opegrapha niveoatra
Opegrapha physciaria
Opegrapha rufescens
Opegrapha rupestris
Opegrapha subelevata
Opegrapha varia
Parmelina tiliacea
Peltula bolanderi
Peltula euploca
Peltula obscurans
Peltula patellata
Peltula psammophila
Peltula radicata
Peridiothelia fuliguncta
Pertusaria albescens
Pertusaria amara
Pertusaria caesioalba
Pertusaria carmeli
Pertusaria leucostoma var. areolascens
Pertusaria multipuncta var. leptosporoides
Phaeophyscia hirsuta
Phaeophyscia nigricans
Phaeophyscia orbicularis
Phoma caloplacae
Physcia adscendens
Physcia aipolia
Physcia biziana
Physcia caesia
Physcia leptalea
Physcia stellaris
Physcia tenella
Physconia distorta
Physconia grisea subsp. lilacina
Physconia perisidiosa
Physconia subpulverulenta
Physconia venusta
Placidiopsis cinerascens
Placidium squamulosum
Placocarpus schaereri
Placolecis opaca
Placopyrenium bucekii
Placynthium nigrum
Placynthium subradiatum
Pleurosticta acetabulum
Porina aenea
Porina byssophila
Porina linearis
Porocyphus rehmicus
Protoblastenia calva
Psora decipiens
Psora vallesiaca
Psorotichia numidella
Psorotichia schaereri
Pterygiopsis atra
Ramalina farinacea
Ramalina fastigiata
Ramalina fraxinea
Ramalina lacera
Ramalina maciformis
Ramalina pollinaria
Ramalina subfarinacea
Rhizocarpon polycarpum
Rhizocarpon tinei subsp. tinei
Rinodina bischoffii var. aegyptiaca
Rinodina bischoffii var. bischoffii
Rinodina dubyana
Rinodina gennarii
Rinodina immersa
Rinodina pruinella
Rinodina pyrina
Rinodina sophodes
Rinodinella dubyanoides
Roccella phycopsis
Sarcogyne privigna
Sarcogyne regularis
Schismatomma dirinellum
Schismatomma pericleum
Sclerococcum acarosporae
Solenopsora candicans
Solenopsora cesatii var. grisea
Solenopsora montagnei var. calcarea
Spilonema revertens
Squamarina cartilaginea var. cartilaginea
Squamarina cartilaginea var. pseudocrassa
Squamarina cartilaginea f. iberica
Squamarina gypsacea
Squamarina lentigera
Squamarina stella petraea
Staurolemma omphalarioides
Staurothele hymenogonia
Strigula affinis
Strigula mediterranea
Teloschistes lacunosus
Teloschistes villosus
Tephromela atra
Thelenella hassei
Thelenella modesta
Thelidium minimum
Thelomma siliceum
Toninia albilabra
Toninia aromatica
Toninia athallina
Toninia lutosa
Toninia sedifolia
Topelia nimisiana
Topelia rosea
Tornabea scutellifera
Trapelia coarctata
Verrucaria calciseda
Verrucaria foveolata
Verrucaria fuscella
Verrucaria macrostoma
Verrucaria marmorea
Verrucaria muralis
Verrucaria nigrescens
Verrucaria sorbicola
Verrucaria viridula
Vouauxiella lichenicola
Xanthoparmelia tinctina
Xanthoria calcicola
Xanthoria elegans
Xanthoria hermonii
Xanthoria mediterranea
Xanthoria papillifera
Xanthoria parietina
Xanthoria steineri
Xanthoria stiligera
Xanthoria ulophyllodes
Xanthoriicola physciae
Zwackhiomyces coepulonus