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Lichens are composite organisms consisting of a symbiotic association of a fungus (the mycobiont) with a photosynthetic partner, usually either a green alga or cyanobacterium . The morphology, physiology and biochemistry of...
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Offers information on the biology and ecology of lichens, human uses, and a photo gallery.
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Go to Lichens and Ecosystems (Nutrient cycling, soils, and environmental ... "Lichens are fungi that have discovered agriculture"-- lichenologist Trevor Goward. ...
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If the other fungi are nature's recyclers, lichens are nature's pioneers. Lichens find their homes in some of the most barren and inhospitable parts of the world. ...
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An introduction to backyard lichesn ... Lichens also take nitrogen from the air and put it into the soil so plants can use it. ...
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Includes images as well as conservation information.
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Introducing lichens, their form and function ... With lichens the basic components of this partnership are 1) a fungus called the ' ...
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... like appearance of lichens hides their true ... Some lichens are formed of three ... life habit has allowed lichens to successfully colonize many ...
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Lichen, living partnership of a fungus and an alga Algae. ... Lichen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ... Lichens of North America ...
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Information about lichens including fossil record, life history, ecology, morphology and systematics. ... For more about lichens, try the list of resources ...
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lichen n. A fungus, usually of the class Ascomycetes, that grows symbiotically with algae, resulting in a composite organism that characteristically
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Search for Lichens in the Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National Herbarium ... Bouly de Lesdain's Lichens du Mexique Types Collected by Arsène G. J. ...
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A lichen looks like a single organism, but it is actually ... Crustose lichens are "crust-like. ... As mentioned, lichens can be used as pollution indicators. ...
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In the most generalized sense, lichens are divided into five categories ... Foliose and fruticose are the lichens that look like little leaves (folium is ...
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Lichens are remarkable compound organisms that are an excellent example of ... However while some sources claim that lichens are all classified into their own ...
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Lichens have been described as "dual organisms" because they are symbiotic ... So, lichens are regarded as organisms in their own right ... Crustose lichens. ...
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LICHENS (Cannot be given a single ... Lichens grow through a balance of photosynthesis ... Lichens do best in abundant moisture and light but moderate ...
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Lichens in Costa Rica ... The plant-like appearance of lichens hides their true identity. ... Naturalists group lichens according to their external appearance, ...
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