Lichens Publications

  • Erskine 1957 Common lichens of Nova Scotia  Descriptions of 30 of the most common lichens in Nova Scotia in PDF format.
  • Cameron, R.P. 2002. Habitat associations of epiphytic lichens in managed and unmanaged forest stands in Nova Scotia. Northeastern Naturalist, 9: 27-46.
  • Maass, W. &D. Yetman. 2002. COSEWIC status report on the Boreal Felt Lichen (Erioderma pedicellatum) Atlantic population boreal population in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.
  • Selva, S.B. 2003. Using calicioid lichens and fungi to assess ecological continuity in the Acadian Forest Ecoregion of the Canadian Maritimes. The Forestry Chronicle, 79(3), 550-558.
  • Cameron, R.P., Neily, T., & Richardson, D.H.S. 2004. Macrolichen indicators of air quality for Nova Scotia. Northeastern Naturalist, 14:1-14.
  • Richardson, D.H.S. & R.P. Cameron. 2004. Cyanolichens: their response to pollution and possible management strategies for their conservation in northeastern North America. Northeastern Naturalist, 11: 1-22.
  • Cameron, R.P & Richardson, D.H.S.2006. Occurrence and abundance of epiphytic cyanolichens in Protected Areas of Nova Scotia, Canada Opuscula Philolichenum, 3: 5-14.
  • Cameron, R.P. & Neily, T. 2008. Heuristic model for identifying the habitats of Erioderma pedicellatum and other rare cyanolichens in Nova Scotia, Canada. The Bryologist 111(4):650-658.
  • McMullin R.T., Duinker P.N., Cameron R.P., Richardson D.H.S. & Brodo I.M. 2008. Lichens of coniferous old-growth forests of south western Nova Scotia, Canada: diversity and present status. Bryologist 111: 620-637.
  • Cameron, R.P., Hanel, C., Goudie, I., and Neily, T. 2009. Erioderma pedicellatum, boreal felt lichen: current status, conservation issues and future prospects. Botanical Electronic News 420. Available from
  • Cameron RP. 2009. Are non-native gastropods a threat to endangered lichens? Canadian Field-Naturalist 123: 169-171.
  • Cameron, R.P., Neily, T., and Anderson, F. 2010. Observations of mortality in a small population of the endangered lichen Erioderma pedicellatum. Opuscula Philolichenum 8: 67Ð70. Available from
  • Cameron, R.P., Neily, T., Claydon, S.R. 2011. Distribution prediction model for Erioderma mollissimum in Atlantic Canada. The Bryologist 114(1):231-238.
  • Clayden, S.R., Cameron, R.P., and McCarthy, J.W. 2011. Chapter 4: Perhumid coastal and montane forests of eastern Canada. In Temperate and boreal rain forests of the world. Edited by D. DellaSalla. Island Press, Washington, D.C.
  • Cameron RP, Neily T, Clapp H. 2013. Forest harvesting impacts on mortality of an endangered lichen at the landscape and stand scales. Canadian Joural of Forest Research 43: 507-511
  • Cameron R, Goudie I, Richardson D. 2013b. Habitat loss exceeds habitat regeneration for an IUCN flagship lichen epiphyte: Erioderma pedicellatum. Canadian Joural of Forest Research 43: 1075-1080
  • Cameron, R.P. & Toms, B. 2016. Population decline of endangered lichen Erioderma pedicellatum in Nova Scotia, Canada. Botany 2016, 94: 565-571

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