Natural History Photographs


Many fungi, especially in the Ascomycota, are obligatory associated with symbionts, either green algae or cyanobacteria. Such symbioses take a rich variety of forms, characteristic of the fungal species. Below you find a sample of the diversity of growth forms of the lichens with cyanobacterial symbionts.
Blennothallia crispa
Nederlands:Gewoon geleimos
Enchylium tenax
Nederlands:Dik geleimos
Ephebe lanata
English:Rockshag lichen
Deutsch:Wollige Flaumflechte
Euopsis pulvinata
Deutsch:Polster-Schönauge
Lathagrium fuscovirens
Nederlands:Bolletjes-geleimos
Lobarina scrobiculata
Deutsch:Grauschorfige Lungenflechte
Pannaria conoplea
English:Mealy-rimmed shingle lichen
Deutsch:Blaugraue Tuchflechte
Pannaria rubiginosa
English:Red-eyed shingle lichen
Deutsch:Rotfrüchtige Tuchflechte
Peltigera cf. hymenina
Nederlands:Kaal leermos
Deutsch:Salat-Schildflechte
Peltigera didactyla
Nederlands:Soredieus leermos
English:Alternating dog-lichen
Deutsch:Zwerg-Schildflechte
Scytinium turgidum
Nederlands:Muurzwelmos
Synalissa ramulosa & Romjularia lurida
Deutsch:Beeren-Gallertkissen
Thyrea confusa
Deutsch:Bereifte Gallertnabelflechte