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Dictyonema lichen

Dictyonema sp.

Description:

Dictyonema is a symbiosis between a basidiomycete fungi and a scytonematoid cyanobacteria, making it both a basidiolichen and a cyanolichen, a rare combination that makes it more related to mushrooms than to other lichens.

Habitat:

Cerro de la Muerte.


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Cartago, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.64, Long: -83.86

Spotted on Apr 21, 2014
Submitted on Jul 23, 2014

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