exTRICATe working in the Prades Mountains

On the weekend of 29-30 January 2022 we have been working in the Prades Mountains to characterize the populations of the lichen Lethariella intricata (Moris) Krog within the exTRICATe project.

Scientific coordination  carried out by IRBio UB , entities involved Universitat de València – Facultat de BiologiaForestal Catalana – Generalitat de Catalunya , Applied-Lichenology, and the collaboration of Spanish Lichen Society.

The project will have a IUCN – SSC Species Survival Comission funding,  within the  Lichen Specialist Group.

The objective is enrich the knowledge of Lethariella intricata (Moris) Krog, included in the Catalan Lichen Red List, in order to increase information on the distribution of the species and to improve conservation strategies.