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Lichens: Corals of the Forest - Hakai Institute

Lichens: Corals of the Forest

You’ve probably walked past them hundreds of times. Devil’s matchstick, frog pelt, lungwort, and, of course, fairy barf. While these sound like ingredients for a fictional witch potion, you can find these and more on a walk through the forests of British Columbia. Let us introduce you to a symbiotic relationship like no other—the lichens.