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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lichen

A few lichen species can tolerate quite high levels of pollution and are commonly found on pavements, walls and tree bark in urban areas. The most sensitive lichens are shrubby and leafy while the most tolerant lichens are all crusty in appearance. Since industrialisation many of the shrubby and leafy lichens such as ...

theresagreen.me/tag/orange-lichen-on-tree-trunk

11/8/11-Moss growing on the trunk of a silver birch tree. The cool shady and damp woodlands provide perfect habitat for various species of ferns, mosses and lichens too. “Wales only occupies about 10 per cent of the land area of the British Isles but it has an extraordinary diversity of lower plants and fungi including 75 per ...

www.azquotes.com/quotes/topics/moss.html

Moss grows where nothing else can grow. It grows on bricks. It grows on tree bark and roofing slate. It grows in the Arctic Circle and in the balmiest tropics; it also grows on the fur of sloths, on the backs of snails, on decaying human bones. ... It is a resurrection engine. A single clump of mosses can lie dormant and dry for ...

ourjourneywestward.com/lichen-vs-moss

Jul 19, 2011 ... Lichens reproduce either through the production of spores like most other fungi, or can sometimes reproduce when fragments of the tough, bark-like structure break off and fall on an appropriate surface. Lichens grow in all sorts of climates and on all sorts of things from trees to gravestones to metal poles.

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Lichens, a very hardy plant, is made of algae and fungi. It is so hardy that it lives in the Arctic!!

plantdiseasehandbook.tamu.edu/problems-treatments/problems-affecting-multiple-crops/plants-that-grow-on-other-plants

(Parasitic and Epiphytic Plants). Ball Moss (plant – Tillandsia recurvata): Ball moss has caused concern among homeowners in the southwest part of Texas for many years. Ball moss is an epiphyte. It grows on the bark of a number of Texas shade trees; live oak, post oak, hackberry, tallow, cedar, and others. It first occurs as ...

blogs.cornell.edu/cibt/files/2015/05/Lichens-on-Tree-Trunks-Lab-Scott-LaGreca1.pdf

explain why lichens or moss prefer growing on one side of a tree rather than another?. suggest ways in which you could measure light, temperature or dampness (= humidity)? do you find the same mosses and lichens - and the same amounts - on the trunk at waist-level? at knee-level? suggest why: using pictures of lichens ...

dnrtreelink.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/forest-health-likin-lichens

May 4, 2012 ... She sent some samples of lichen-covered tree bark (photo 1) and a piece of lichen she'd collected (photo 2). Forest Health ... Although some fungi cause disease, in general the moss and lichen (a cooperation of fungi and algae) growing on trees are considered neutral or beneficial. These organisms get ...

californiaoaks.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/OakLichensFinal.pdf

the bark is a big factor; most lichen species have definite preferences for a ph within a certain range. The degree of moisture, and the amount and timing of sunlight or shade, also influence whether lichens will grow on the tree, or on which side of it, or whether they ... two life forms, but moss is really a plant, whereas lichens,.