Tag Archives: Fungus

Micro-community ecology

Lichen - 11.29.2009 - 10.57.17 A top a 50 ft pillar of shale, an old pine sits, surrounded by a flourishing community of lichens and mosses.  As I photographed the stalked, bowl-like lichens, I noticed the dazzling complexity of the community at the base of the tree.

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