Micarea marginata Coppins & Muhr

A rare lichen occurring on humid silicates rich in minerals in mountain areas, apparently in microhabitats with long-lasting snow cover. It usually grows on partly-shaded overhanging rock surfaces but in may be found also on wet horizontal surfaces of low situated stones. In the Czech Republic, the species has been recorded in the Krkonoše Mts, Jeseníky Mts and the Šumava Mts.

Literature: Palice Z. (1999): New and noteworthy records of lichens in the Czech Republic. – Preslia 71: 289–336.

taxonomic classification:

Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Lecanorales Pilocarpaceae Micarea

Red List (Liška & Palice 2010):VU – vulnerable
Red List (Malíček 2023):C2 – strongly endangered

Occurrence in the Czech Republic

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