Lichens are in danger of losing the evolutionary race with climate change

A field of lichen-covered rocks in the Czech Republic. Credit: © Matt Nelsen, Field Museum

Algae are more than just the green scum that shows up on aquarium walls. The tiny plants, when teamed up with a fungus, can form a composite structure called lichen. Lichens grow everywhere, from tundras in…

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News Source: https://phys.org/news/2022-02-lichens-danger-evolutionary-climate.html

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