Order: Gyalectales Family: Gyalectaceae
Species: Belonia nidarosiensis
Photos: On wall of Inchigeela Protestant church, Cork, SW Ireland
Thin, finely powdery-granular thallus, pinkish-orange or reddish. Usually infertile, when present the scattered ascomata are globose, pale pinkish.
Chemical reactions negative.
Occurs on dry, shaded, vertical surfaces sheltered from direct rainfall. Found on north and east church walls, also on mortar and limestone.
Belonia nidarosiensis. On wall of Inchigeela Protestant church. August 2009