Umbilicaria proboscidea (L.) Schrad.

Rare, thallus monophyllous, grey to grey-brown, surface strongly rugose. Arctic-alpine lichen on well-lit siliceous rocks. In Northern Europe and high mountains, it may be locally abundant. In the Czech Republic only known from a few localities in the Šumava Mts, Mt Králický Sněžník and Krkonoše Mts. Recently found on Mt Malý Šišák and Kozí hřbety in the Krkonoše Mts.

Literatura: Lisická E. (1980): Flechtenfamilie Umbilicariaceae Fée in der Tschechoslowakei. – Biologické Práce SAV 26/4: 1–152.

taxonomic classification:

Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Umbilicariales Umbilicariaceae Umbilicaria

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

Occurrence in the Czech Republic

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