Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 31 - 31.5 - Concept Check: 1

Answer

The algae in lichen get more mineral nutrients as a result of the fungus partner’s ability to extract minerals, and the fungus forms the bulk of the body of the lichen to protect the algal partner from sunlight and dehydration.

Work Step by Step

Review the information on p. 663 for these facts, which are stated plainly there.
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