Cetrelia monachorum (Zahlbr.) W. L. Culb. & C. F. Culb.

Currently, the most abundant of the three Czech Cetrelia species. After a detailed revision, it has been recognised as the most common genus member in southeastern part of central Europe, being most abundant above 800 m (Obermayer & Mayrhofer 2007). Alike other genus members, it grows on deciduous trees and shrubs from uplands to mountains in well-preserved forests and less often in an open landscape. It is sensitive to air pollution and substrate acidification. The history of its occurrence in the Czech Republic is little known, as it used not to be distinguished from the species C. cetrarioides (mainly). Most of its current localities are in south Bohemia.

Literature: Obermayer W. & Mayrhofer H. (2007): Hunting for Cetrelia chicitae (Lichenized Ascomycetes) in the eastern European Alps (including an attempt for a morphological characterization of all taxa of the genus Cetrelia in Central Europe). – Phyton 47: 231–290.

taxonomic classification:

Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Lecanorales Parmeliaceae Cetrelia

Red List (Liška & Palice 2010):DD – data deficient
Red List (Malíček 2023):C3 – endangered

Occurrence in the Czech Republic

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