Lichens are a successful alliance between a fungus and an alga. Each doing what it does best, and thriving as a result of a natural cooperation. They live as one organism, both inhabiting the same body. Here we offer some ways of finding out more.
Lichens - A friendly alliance! - Witness the meeting - Find out about Lichen Biology
LichenLand Main Door: A fun way for novitiates to get into the game, with teaching aides to help you learn about lichens.
Lichen Lite: An introduction to Lichens and the query interface
Synoptic Key: to Some NW Lichens, Provides additional character choices.

These lichen pages provided with NSF funding and in association with
Northwest Alliance for Computational Science and Engineering
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University
Dept of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University


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