Acrocordia subglobosa (Vězda) Poelt & Vězda

A saxicolous lichen, similar to the species A. conoidea and A. salweyi. However, A. subglobosa differs in the character of involucrellum and ascospores size. Usually, it is reported from shaded or partly shaded calcareous rocks (limestones, calcareous sandstones, schists). It is a rare lichen, known only from a few European localities. It was described from the Czech Republic, from limestones in the vicinity of the cave Na Špičáku in the Hrubý Jeseník Mts. Besides, it has been later found on calcareous sandstone near Vsetín, where it was confirmed in 2023.

Literature: Vězda A. (1961): Der Formenkreis der Arthopyrenia conoidea (Fr.) Zahlbr. in der Tschechoslowakei. – Acta musei silesiae 10: 131–138.

taxonomic classification:

Ascomycota Dothideomycetes Monoblastiales Monoblastiaceae Acrocordia

Red List (Liška & Palice 2010):DD – data deficient
Red List (Malíček 2023):A – no recent data

Occurrence in the Czech Republic

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