9 Nov 2018

Critter of the Week Strigular Lichens

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:30 pm on 9 November 2018

Most species of fungi live as independent organisms, but some are ‘lichenised’ and most of these cannot survive independently of a partner, such as an alga or blue/green alga (cyanobacterium).

These are the things we call ‘lichens’ and today Nicola Toki, DoC's threatened species ambassador tells us about Strigular Lichens, of which there are about 16 species.

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