Seaward, M.R.D., 2010. Census Catalogue of Irish Lichens (3rd Edition). National Museums Northern Ireland, Belfast.
In 2010, as part of the initiative to review the State of Knowledge on Ireland’s Biological Diversity the National Biodiversity Data Centre produced an inventory of sources of biodiversity data. The inventory was developed by inviting recognised national experts to identify the state of knowledge.
Number of lichen species
Primary sources of distribution data
- Lichens of Rocky Seashores* – Biology.ie
- A national database LichenIreland (2005-2010) has been compiled by the Centre for Environmental Data and Recording (CEDaR) as part of a project funded by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency.
National conservation assessment
Article 17 reporting – Cladonia subgenus Clanina listed in EU Habitats Directive: National Parks and Wildlife Service, 2019. The status of EU Protected Habitats and Species in Ireland. NPWS, Department of the Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dublin.
No national conservation assessment of other species.
Monitoring or repeat surveys in place
*Note – Lichens have been considered separately to other fungi.