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Lichen is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Lichen books and related discussion.

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What Is Lichen Sclerosus?
Lichen sclerosus is a long-term problem of the skin. It mostly affects the genital and anal areas.
Uses of Lichens: Past and Present
Uses of Lichens. Food for humans and other animals. Medicinal problems and uses.
Lichens of the National Forests in Alaska
What is a Lichen? You can think of lichens as fungi that have discovered farm- ing. visible between two white fungal layers if a piece of lichen thallus is torn off .
Lichens - Ohioline - The Ohio State University
Goward: “Lichens are a case of fungi that have discov- A lichen is not a true bryophyte (non-vascular land different biologically from the lichen symbiosis.
Air Pollution - Related Lichen Monitoring in National Parks, Forests
Use of Chemical Analysis of Lichens to Indicate Air Quality......................................... . 5.

Suggested News Resources

Does Questioning Evolution Make You Anti-Science?
Before the Industrial Revolution, the vast majority of peppered moths were light in coloration, which helped them to blend in against lichen and trees and avoid predation by birds.
Rare plant takes a lichen to the Borders
THE Borders boasts four of the 11 Scottish sites which have been discovered to be home to a rare species of lichen.
Tundra fires unlock implications of a fire-driven Arctic
North of Fairbanks, past the Brooks Range, a swath of tundra has a few extra white heads of cottongrass and less lichen compared to its surroundings.
Year spent in Tarset near Hexham inspires artist with beauties of nature
Felt Sheets is the result of turning three sheep's fleeces into sheets, each revealing marks – moss, lichen, grass and mud – of the sheep's experience. And, again, Shot Paper is an installation with a story to tell.
Park Life: Don't forget the bear necessities
You know, stunning plants, flowers and lichen, and the fresh sub-arctic air. Oh, and a bear monitor. As part of The National Parks Project, artists from across Canada sought inspiration in our protected open spaces.

Suggested Web Resources

Lichen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lichens of North America
Information about lichen biology, lichens and wildlife, lichens and people, and the book of the same title, which was published in 2001.
An Introduction to Lichens
A lichen looks like a single organism, but it is actually a symbiotic relationship between different organisms.
Introduction to Lichens
Information about lichens including fossil record, life history, ecology, morphology and systematics.
Lichen Planus (Skin Disorder) Causes, Rash Symptoms, Treatments

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