Lichen filaments

Lichen filaments

B350/0144 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 40.4MB

Downloadable file size: 4.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Lichen filaments. Macrophotograph of filaments or hyphae of a lichen (Cladonia coniocraea). Lichens are mutualistic organisms comprising an alga and a fungus, which live in a symbiotic (mutually- beneficial) relationship. The alga produces carbohydrates by photosynthesis for the fungus, and the fungus protects the alga from harsh conditions. Lichens are highly sensitive to pollution, and used as indicators of air quality.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: alga, algal, botany, filament, fungal, fungus, hyphae, lichen, lichens, mutualism, mutualist, mutualistic, nature, plant, symbiont, symbiosis, symbiotic organism

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.