Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today


If you see a lichen, take a picture of it and submit your data. Make sure to include a habitat description and applicable notes on nearby tree types, and the type of soil on which it grows, either on bare rock, or on tree leaves, or dead wood, etc. Sign in to join mission

Created by


270 participants 1,463 spottings

Lichens are the symbiotic union of a fungus with either a green alga or a cyanobacteria. They are very different to fungi. They are always there and we almost never notice. Join this mission to make them to outstand


Lat: 40.42 Long: -3.70

Recent Spottings

Script Lichen Machi 5 2 Script Lichen
Dot Lichen Machi 2 0 Dot Lichen
Orange Lichen SukanyaDatta 3 4 Orange Lichen
Powder-headed tube lichen Brian38 2 0 Powder-headed tube lichen
Lichen SukanyaDatta 1 0 Lichen
Fruticose Lichen SukanyaDatta 1 0 Fruticose Lichen
Orange Wall Lichen Brian38 3 0 Orange Wall Lichen
Waxpaper lichen Brian38 1 0 Waxpaper lichen
California orange lichen Brian38 2 0 California orange lichen
Black woodscript lichen Brian38 3 0 Black woodscript lichen
Abraded Camouflage Lichen Brian38 2 0 Abraded Camouflage Lichen
Shield lichen Brian38 2 0 Shield lichen
Cracked-shield lichen Brian38 1 0 Cracked-shield lichen
Driftwood Rim-Lichen Brian38 4 0 Driftwood Rim-Lichen
Powdery Sea-Fog Lichen Brian38 1 0 Powdery Sea-Fog Lichen
Maritime sunburst lichen Brian38 1 0 Maritime sunburst lichen
Farinose cartilage lichen Brian38 2 0 Farinose cartilage lichen
Varied Rag Lichen Brian38 3 0 Varied Rag Lichen
Christmas Wreath Lichen Brian38 3 0 Christmas Wreath Lichen
Mustard powder lichen Brian38 1 0 Mustard powder lichen
Bactrospora lichen Brian38 4 0 Bactrospora lichen
Unknown spotting Machi 2 1 Unknown spotting
Scarlet rim Lichen Brian38 2 0 Scarlet rim Lichen
Perforated Parmotrema Lichen Brian38 1 2 Perforated Parmotrema Lichen
Pseudoparmelia uleana Brian38 2 0 Pseudoparmelia uleana
Crustose Lichen Tukup 1 3 Crustose Lichen
Cup Lichen Machi 1 0 Cup Lichen
Tephromela sp. Tania17 4 0 Tephromela sp.
Gold dust lichen Brian38 4 11 Gold dust lichen
Cladonia Lichen Machi 1 0 Cladonia Lichen
Jester Lichen Machi 3 0 Jester Lichen
Bark rash lichen Brian38 4 3 Bark rash lichen
Resurrection Cladonia Brian38 1 0 Resurrection Cladonia
Powder-puff Deer Lichen Machi 2 0 Powder-puff Deer Lichen
Evan's reindeer lichen Brian38 2 0 Evan's reindeer lichen
Boreal Beard Lichen Brian38 1 0 Boreal Beard Lichen
False bitter-wart lichen Brian38 1 0 False bitter-wart lichen
Afzel's Script Lichen Brian38 1 0 Afzel's Script Lichen
Dot Lichen Brian38 1 0 Dot Lichen
Beard lichen Brian38 1 0 Beard lichen
Black eye lichen Brian38 1 0 Black eye lichen
Tuckerman's Coral Lichen Brian38 1 0 Tuckerman's Coral Lichen
Pacific rim lichen Brian38 1 0 Pacific rim lichen
Sunburst Lichen Machi 1 0 Sunburst Lichen
Strap Lichen Machi 2 0 Strap Lichen
Script lichen Brian38 3 2 Script lichen
Sea Ivory arlanda 2 0 Sea Ivory
White Green-algae Coral Machi 1 0 White Green-algae Coral
Christmas Wreath Lichen Brian38 13 12 Christmas Wreath Lichen
British Soldiers Lichen Machi 7 0 British Soldiers Lichen

Recently joined

reporter.of.nature Tukup Ali Fear Machi
TajSALDO Shellys Vintage Mustafa Rustom robert emond
Oscar Neto Jamie Grant momsavang suzybousa
Marek Koszorek flowntheloop larkinpb CynthiaMHori
SukanyaDatta Tania17 Brian38 Lainey
FakawiTribe PucaK LadyLilac jodydf
Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH josecardenasvejar Matthew Hammond Irene Brady
AgnesAdiqueTalavera Mauron Zlatan Celebic SooJin
Rahul Upadhyay Shawniegal MonikaSah Sofia e Xoto
Ricardo Salgueiro Marlon829 joanbstanley lauraulrich
Sign in or Register to download data from this mission.