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Lichens

Thallophytic plants formed by mutualistic combination of an alga and a fungus, the algal component being a green or blue-green alga, and the fungal usually an ascomycete.


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RESPIRATION IN LICHENS

HEY EVERY1 HI... CAN ANY1 TELL ME ABOUT THE RESPIRATION IN LICHENS.. !!

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by Vivekdubey
Sat Oct 19, 2013 5:21 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RESPIRATION IN LICHENS
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Re: lichens

Lichens are not an organism, they are a community. Their component organisms are be classified as organisms, but a community would not be classified as an organism.

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by jonmoulton
Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:55 pm
 
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Topic: lichens
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lichens

guys, why isn't lichens classified into any one of those 6 kingdoms???? i could suggest mycota since it is helotism of a fungus(trapper) on an algal partner(trapped). i could also suggest a 7th kingdom for lichens since they behave ...

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by Sumanth001
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:48 am
 
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Topic: lichens
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Help with biological metaphor?

... contain plants the photosynthesis of which feeds them. In return the plants have a safe anchorage and protection inside the body of the animal. Lichens of course are similar but they don't have the animal function of these plankton species. Both though are 'accounted' a single organism. After ...

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by animartco
Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:15 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with biological metaphor?
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Help with biological metaphor?

by JackBean
Thu May 16, 2013 9:15 am
 
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Topic: Help with biological metaphor?
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