Lichens GO
Documents for the field
To participate to the Lichens GO project, you can follow the different steps of the protocol as indicated below (click on each step for more information).
Documents for the field
To start in the field, you can download the full protocol with the identification key, as well as the field sheet.
Lichen identification
If you need help to identify lichen species, you can use the online identification key:
If you are not sure of your identification, come and share your photos on the Lichens GO project of the iNaturalist exchange platform:
For more information, visit the Lichens GO Facebook group:
Relays around you
If you need help, you can contact the Lichens GO program relays.
Data entry
Data entry is done through the dedicated platform:
Lichens GO results
Results are directly visible from the data entry platform.

At the end of 2023, more than 2000 lichens were identified from a total of 223 relevés performed by the observers. There are on average 9.6 species per site and the three most frequent species are Physcia adscendens/P. tenella, Xanthoria parietina, and Phaeophyscia orbicularis.