mycobiont
The fungal partner in a lichen.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • Vernon Ahmadjian — Dr. Vernon Ahmadjian ( * 1930 ) is a professor emeritus at Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. He is a specialist on lichen symbiosis and has written several books and numerous publications on this subject.In 1996, he was honored by… …   Wikipedia

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