Common orange lichen

Common orange lichen

C035/4236 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Macro photograph of common orange lichen (Xanthoria parietina) that has been cut open to reveal the endosymbiotic green algae. Lichens are formed by the symbiotic association of a fungus and an alga. The alga is contained within the hyphae (filaments) of the fungus and so are protected from harsh conditions. The alga supplies the fungus with nutrients that it makes by photosynthesis. Magnification: x42 when printed 10 centimetres wide.

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

Keywords: algae, apothecia, apothecium, biological, biology, botanical, botany, endosymbiont, fungi, fungus, lichen, mycological, mycology, no-one, nobody, photobiont, photobionts, photosynthesis, photosynthetic, phycobiont, phytobiont, symbiont, symbionts, symbiosis, trebouxia, xanthoria parietina

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