Squamarina cartilaginea (With.) P. James

Squamarina cartilaginea is quite large and conspicuous species growing on calcareous rock and soil. Most commonly, it is found in xerothermic grasslands with well-lit rock outcrops. Its distribution is Atlantic-Mediterranean and in the warm areas of Europe it occurs from lowlands to mountains. In the Czech Republic, it only occurs in south Moravia, abundant in the Pálava Hills, otherwise rare.

taxonomic classification:

Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Lecanorales Stereocaulaceae Squamarina

Red List (Liška & Palice 2010):EN – endangered
Red List (Malíček 2023):C1 – critically endangered

Occurrence in the Czech Republic

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