Lathagrium cristatum (L.) Otálora, P.M. Jørg. & Wedin

A conspicuous saxicolous Lathagrium species with strongly concave lobes. It grows on natural calcareous or diabase rocks in full sun. It seeks for seepage rocks, especially in dryer localities. Lathagrium cristatum occurs from lowlands to mountains across entire Europe. In the Czech Republic, this species is linked to areas with the presence of strongly calcareous rocks, where it is usually abundant.

taxonomic classification:

Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Peltigerales Collemataceae Lathagrium

most frequented synonyms:Collema cristatum

Red List (Liška & Palice 2010):NT – near threatened

Occurrence in the Czech Republic

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