Scytinium plicatile (Ach.) Otálora, P.M. Jørg. & Wedin

A cyanolichen with a relatively thick, often isidiate thallus, with a poorly differentiated upper cortex. It grows on various types of calcareous rocks, often in seepage tracks, more rarely also on soil. In Europe, S. plicatile is scattered to locally abundant. In the Czech Republic, it is mainly found in warmer areas of river canyons and karst areas.

taxonomic classification:

Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Peltigerales Collemataceae Scytinium

most frequented synonyms:Leptogium plicatile

Red List (Liška & Palice 2010):VU – vulnerable
Red List (Malíček 2023):C3 – endangered

Occurrence in the Czech Republic

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