Peltigera rufescens (Weiss) Humb.

Peltigera typical by its often crisped and pruinose up-turned lobes. It occurs in acidophilous and calcareous grasslands and on anthropogenetic habitats (such as spoils, sandpits, quarries, ruins of buildings). It is one of the most common genus members in Europe, as well as in the Czech Republic, where it occurs mainly at lower and middle elevation but sometimes may be found even high in mountains. The species is rare in areas with intensive agriculture.

taxonomic classification:

Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Peltigerales Peltigeraceae Peltigera

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

Occurrence in the Czech Republic

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