Placynthiella hyporhoda (Th. Fr.) Coppins & P. James

A terricolous species specialized to substrates rich in heavy metals. It resembles P. uliginosa but differs in apothecia pigmentation; it has a conspicuous red-purple hypothecium reaction with KOH. In the Czech Republic, the lichen has a single locality in the Krušné hory Mts.

Literature: Palice Z., Malíček J., Peksa O. & Vondrák J. (2018): New remarkable records and range extensions in the central European lichen biota. – Herzogia 31: 518–534.

taxonomic classification:

Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Trapeliales Trapeliaceae Placynthiella

Red List (Malíček 2023):C1 – critically endangered

Occurrence in the Czech Republic

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