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Liquen crustáceo escamoso / Lichen squamulose

Xanthoparmelia sp.

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KarenL 12 years ago

Lichen is a great example of a symbiotic relationship - The plant-like appearance of lichens hides their true identity. A lichen is not a single organism, but the result of a partnership (mutualistic symbiosis) between a fungus and an alga or cyanobacteria.

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Colorado, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2012
Submitted on Dec 29, 2011

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