What are lichens made of?

What are lichens made of?

A combination of fungal hyphae and algal cells viewed under a light microscope at a hundred times magnification.



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Let’s examine the structure of lichens with a microscope., You will need the following:, lichens, razor blade, watch glass, slide, microscope, Soak lichens in water for half an hour., Cut slices, called sections, with a razor blade. Be careful not to cut yourself., Place a section on a slide. Add a drop of water to it and cover it with a coverslip., Place it under the microscope and observe the sample., fungal cortex, medulla (fungal hyphae), algal cells, coverslip
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