Biology 12th Edition

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ISBN 10: 0-07802-426-9
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Chapter 22 - Fungi Evolution and Diversity - Assess - Page 409: 11


a. crustose; foliose; fruticose.

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Compact lichens are called crustose; leaflike lichens are called foliose; and shrublike lichens are fruticose. Compact crustose lichens can be seen on bear rocks or tree bark. Lichens are efficient at acquiring nutrients and moisture.
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