Lichens & Fungi

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Lichens & Fungi

Welcome to our nature guides covering Lichens & Fungi!

Lichens

To put it simply, lichens are organisms composed of a fungal and a photosynthetic element (either algae or cyanobacteria or sometimes both!).

Fungi

Classified as their own Kingdom, separate from plants or animals, fungi include diverse organism from moulds and yeasts to the more familiar mushrooms.


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