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Gyalecta russula (Körber ex Nyl.) Baloch, Lumbsch & Wedin (redirected from: Belonia russula)
Family: Gyalectaceae
[Belonia fennica Vain.,  more]
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Life habit: lichenized (mutualistic with algal photobionts) thallus: crustose (crustaceous) – episubstratal – unspecified thallus: continuous, diffuse, effuse | granular, granulose, granulate [th] upper surface: yellow(ish) (if dull: buff) | red(dish) yellow (orange, orange yellow) | yellow(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) [th marginal and upper surface] specific structures: absent ascomata: absent | present ascoma: apothecial, apothecioid – hymenial | perithecial, perithecioid – hymenial ascoma [mm]: (min) 0.25 (low) 0.4 (high) 0.6 ascoma: immersed, innate [ascm, if apoth] margin surface; [if perith] periostiolar area, ostiole, involucrellum: yellow(ish) brown | red(dish) brown (if pale: orange brown) | yellow(ish) red (orange red) [ascm] paraphyses/-oids: present asci: unitunicate [asc] tholus: not thickened [asc] tholus amyloidity (iodine reaction): absent | present ascospores: (median) 8.0 [asp] shape: acicular (needle-shaped) [asp] length [µm]: (min) 50.0 (low) 75.0 (high) 100.0 (max) 125.0 [asp] width [µm]: (low) 3.0 (high) 5.0 (max) 6.0 [asp] septa: present [asp] septa: transversely septate [asp] transversal septa: (low) 10.0 (high) 20.0 [asp] pigmentation: hyaline, colourless [asp] perispore, epispore: not apparent secondary metabolites: absent primary photobiont: present secondary photobionts (eg in cephalodia): absent primary photobiont: chlorophytaceous – trentepohliaceous, trentepohlioid.

substrate: rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic.