LiasLight

LIAS light – Item Descriptions


LIASlight ItemID: 586

Belonia russula Körb. ex Nyl.

Characters[*]:Character States[*]:
global occurrence: Eurasia – Europe | Americas – North America (incl Mexico) | Arctic
substrate: rock – siliceous, siliciferous, acidic | rock – calcareous, calciferous, basic | rock, stones, pebbles – unspecified
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
[th] morphol substructures (eg areoles, lobes, branches) upper surface: granulose, granular
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

[*] Not all (synonymous, equivalent or similar) terms being provided in parallel for a character or character state (e.g. 'endosubstratal, inconspicuous, immersed') need to be valid for the taxon under concern.


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