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Lichens are the symbiotic union of a fungus with either a green alga or a cyanobacteria. They are very different to fungi. They are always there and we almost never notice. Join this mission to make them to outstand


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Hoary Cobblestone Lichen Brian38 1 0 Hoary Cobblestone Lichen
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