The BRYOLAB is European Bryology Laboratory. Head of the laboratory is doc. RNDr. Vítězslav Plášek, Ph.D. Members of the laboratory interested in mosses especially from Orthotrichaceae family.
The main focus of research
- systematics and taxonomy of bryophytes
- epiphytic bryophytes Orthotrichum s. l. (distribution, ecology)
- bryology and geography of bryophytes (China, central Asia, South America)
- interactions of bryophytes with different organisms (bryophagous insects, tardigrades)