<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Belonia nidarosiensis (images of British lichens)</TITLE> <META NAME="description" CONTENT="Photograph of Belonia nidarosiensis (lichen)"> <META NAME="keywords" CONTENT="image, images, photograph, lichen, Belonia"> <META NAME="Author" CONTENT="Alan J. Silverside"> </HEAD> <BODY bgcolor="#000000" background="Icback_dr.jpg" TEXT="#000000" LINK="#3672a4" VLINK="#3672a4"> &nbsp; <center><table border=0 bgcolor="#ffffff" width=1000> <tr><td> <a href="Baeomyces_rufus.html" target="_top"><img src="previous.gif" border=0 alt="Previous page" align=left></a> <a href="Bilimbia_lobulata.html" target="_top"><img src="next.gif" border=0 alt="Next page" align=right></a> <blockquote> <h5 align=center><font color="#b22222" face="arial">&nbsp;<br>lastdragon.org</font></h5> <h2 align=center><font color="#b22222">Images of British Lichens</font></h2> <hr width="50%"> <p><br></p> <center> <p><font size=5><b>Belonia nidarosiensis</b></font> <font size=4>(Kindt) P.M.J&oslash;rg. &amp; Vzda</font></p> <p><br></p> <table width=640 border=0> <tr><td><div align=justify><font face="arial" size=2>Thallus a thin, orange to pinkish or red-brown, continuous to cracked-areolate, powdery-sorediate crust; apothecia rare, pink to red. Widespread on dry, vertical surfaces of calcareous rocks and walls. The photobiont is a <i>Trentepohlia</i>, most likely <i>T.&nbsp;umbrina</i>, and this alga can form free-living sheets of similar colour on walls and rocks &ndash; microscopic examination is sometimes advisable.</p> <p>Refs: Smith <i>et al.</i> (2009), 212; Purvis <i>et al.</i> (1992), 118; Dobson (2005), 83 (photo); Dobson (2011), 90 (photo); Dalby &amp; Dalby (2005), 29 (photo, with apothecia); Whelan (2011), 54 (photo).</p> <p><a href="Opegrapha_gyrocarpa.html">Opegrapha gyrocarpa</a>, when lacking apothecia, can look very similar, but it occurs in less calcareous situations.</p> <p>FGBI: <a href="http://fungi.myspecies.info/all-fungi/belonia-nidarosiensis" target="_blank">http://fungi.myspecies.info/all-fungi/belonia-nidarosiensis</a></font></div></td></tr> </table> &nbsp; <table> <tr><td align=center><img src="Belonia_nidarosiensis_DSCF0129.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Belonia nidarosiensis"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><font face="arial" size=2>On shaded limestone rockface, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, April 2002<br>&nbsp;</font></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><img src="Belonia_nidarosiensis_P3316326.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Belonia nidarosiensis"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><img src="Belonia_nidarosiensis_P3316341.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Belonia nidarosiensis"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><font face="arial" size=2>On shaded limestone rockface, with <i>Diploschistes gypsaceus</i>, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, March 2008<br>&nbsp;</font></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><img src="Belonia_on_gravestone_DSCF0989.jpg" border=1 vspace=5 alt="Belonia nidarosiensis on gravestone"></td></tr> <tr><td align=center><font face="arial" size=2><i>Belonia</i> community (microscopically confirmed), with <i>Caloplaca</i> spp., <i>Diploicia canescens</i>, <i>Physconia grisea</i>, <i>Haematomma ochroleucum</i> var.<br><i>ochroleucum</i>, <i>Verrucaria muralis</i>, <i>Lecanora campestris s.l.</i>, on back of old (1830), limestone gravestone, Littlebury, Essex, July 2009</font></td></tr> </table> <p><br></p> <table border=0> <tr><td><a href="Baeomyces_rufus.html" target="_top"><img src="baru6.gif" border=0 alt="Previous page"></a></td> <td width="50">&nbsp;</td> <td><a href="Bilimbia_lobulata.html" target="_top"><img src="baru8.gif" border=0 alt="Next page"></a></td></tr> </table> </center> <p><br></p> <p><hr></p> <center><font face="Arial" size=2> <p><b><a href="index.html" target="_top">Lichens HOME PAGE</a> | <a href="indexP.html" target="_top">Index of Species</a> | <a href="http://www.lastdragon.org/conditions.html" target="_top">Conditions of Use and e-mail contact</a> | <a href="references.html" target="_top">References</a> | <a href="http://www.lastdragon.org/home.html" target="_top">Site Home Page</a></b></p> </font></center> <p><br></p> <font face="Arial" size=2> <p>&copy; A.J. Silverside<br> Posted March 2008, last updated January 2016 (first posted at www-biol.paisley.ac.uk, January 2003)</p> </font> </blockquote> </td></tr> </table></center> </BODY> </HTML>