Notes: Some lichen observations posted to Mushroom Observer from Big Bend National Park, Texas.
For more trans-Pecos lichens, see the lichens of the Davis Mountains, Texas
A list of the lichens in the park can be generated at the Lichens of the US National Parks web site. In January, 2010, the park checklist included 289 species of lichens.
Wetmore, Macrolichens of Big Bend National Park, Texas. The Bryologist, Vol. 79, No. 3 (Autumn, 1976), pp. 296-313
Wetmore, Lichens and Air Quality in Big Bend National Park, Texas, The Bryologist, Vol. 84, No. 3 (Autumn, 1981), pp. 426-433
Egan, New and Additional Lichen Records from Texas. II, The Bryologist, Vol. 80, No. 1 (Spring, 1977), pp. 136-142. Includes a key to the 17 species of Xanthoparmelia then known from Texas.
Bungartz, Rosentreter, Nash, Field Guide to Common Epiphytic Macrolichens in Arizona, ASU Lichen Herbarium. Excellent survey of southwestern epiphytic macrolichens.
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