Thursday, September 5, 2013

Lichen of Leffis Key

There are several different kinds of lichen thriving on trees in Leffis Key, to the extent that it starts looking kinda Day of the Triffids.

Lichens, commonly thought of as being plants, are actually complicated composite organisms consisting of a fungus and a photosynthetic partner - usually algae or bacteria.

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