Lichens Are Way Younger Than Scientists Thought – Likely Evolved Millions of Years After Plants

You’ve probably seen a lichen, even if you didn’t realize it. If you’ve ever meandered through the forest and wondered what the crusty stuff on trees or rocks was, they’re lichens, a combination of algae and fungi living together almost as if they were one organism. And since they can grow on bare r

Source: Lichens Are Way Younger Than Scientists Thought – Likely Evolved Millions of Years After Plants

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