The variety of fungal-algal symbioses, their evolutionary significance, and the nature of lichens

@article{Hawksworth1988TheVO,
  title={The variety of fungal-algal symbioses, their evolutionary significance, and the nature of lichens},
  author={D. Hawksworth},
  journal={Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society},
  year={1988},
  volume={96},
  pages={3-20}
}
  • D. Hawksworth
  • Published 1988
  • Biology
  • Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society
  • HAWKSWORTH, D. L., 1988. The variety of fungal-algal symbioses, their evolutionary significance, aad the nature of lichens. Symbioses between fungi and algae (or cyanobacteria) can involve two-, three-, four-, five-, or more bionts. The range of symbioses developed is described by means of examples with an emphasis on mutualistic symbioses. Lichen associations appear to be very ancient and a study of the fungi in them is important to an understanding of ascomycete evolution. An unequivocal… CONTINUE READING
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