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LICHENS

General characters:The intimate symbiotic association of fungi and algae is called lichens.Algae get protection and get moisture from fungus.Fungi get nutrition from the algae.The food substances diffuse from algae to fungi.The algae of lichens mostly belong to Chlorophyta and cyanobacteria. Distribution: Lichens have worldwide distribution. The form major part of vegetation in Polar Regions. They [Continue]