Lichens of the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming

by Clifford M. Wetmore

Publisher: [Michigan State University] in East Lansing

Written in English
Published: Pages: 464 Downloads: 392
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  • Lichens -- Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 440-450.

Statementby Clifford M. Wetmore.
SeriesPublications of the Museum, Michigan State University., v. 3, no. 4
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH1 .M58 vol. 3, no. 4
The Physical Object
Pagination214-464 p.
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5637139M
LC Control Number68064923

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wetmore, Clifford M. Lichens of the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming. East Lansing [Michigan State University] [i.e. Lichens are abundant and often noticed by the interested public but more often than not, they lack the resources to better understand these fascinating symbioses.

Lichens are usually a fungus (ascomycete 99% of the time), an algae or a cyanobacteria (and occasionally all three) living in one growth form. In the Black Hills, lichens cover rocks, trees and soil in many places.

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- Mycota 2: - Gjerlaug, H. C., Cladonia imbricarica, new to continental Europe.- Lichenolog 2: - Lendemer, J. C., Lichens of Eastern North America Exsiccati.

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