Thursday, September 18, 2008

Fire on the Rock


I love orange lichens... actually - as a general rule I just plain have a soft spot for lichens. They are a cool heterotroph-autotroph team even if it is still undecided whether the fungi enslaves the bacteria or if the bacteria actually gains anything from the partnership.
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Blogger Way Way Up said...

I had a pretty nice photo of orange lichen on rocks that I took a couple weekends ago. I like your pictures better though since its a close-up. Maybe I'll try to post mine up in the not too distant future.

12:15 PM  
Blogger Wonder Woman! said...

franny fungus and alan algae took a lichen to eachother kinda thing?
haha...

7:53 PM  

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