lichenology

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li·chen·ol·o·gy

 (lī′kə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of biology that deals with the study of lichens.

li′chen·ol′o·gist n.

lichenology

(ˌlaɪkəˈnɒlədʒɪ; ˌlɪ-)
n
(Biology) the study of the structure, physiology, and ecology of lichens

lichenology

the study of lichens. — lichenologist, n.lichenologic, lichenological, adj.
See also: Botany
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The Bruce Peninsula National Park is much larger (15,600 ha plus Flower Pot Island in the Fathom Five National Marine Park instead of 2915 ha), it was examined by 30 lichenologists instead of one (with some assistance from others), it is further away (~ 120 km northwest), and it has a greater number of mesohabitats, such as calcareous cliffs on the coast and in the forests, alvars, and two different coast lines, on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay (Parks Canada, 2010; Brodo et al, 2013).
It aims to collect lichens of Western regions of the country, to identify their taxonomy and then update the list of lichens of Algeria and finally to promote exchanges and cooperation between Algerian and foreign lichenologists.
His imagery captures a considerable disparity that lichenologists have long noticed.
Notes on lichens and lichenicolous fungi found during the XIV Symposium of Baltic Mycologists and Lichenologists in Jarvselja, Estonia.
As lichenologists continue to find new species of lichens, they are also working to understand how various species are related to one another.
Lichenologists who publish books are obligated to make up common names, and concentric boulder lichen is quite descriptive.
That this little economy is environment-friendly is proven by our ancient sessile oak woods carpeted in lichens, and visited by lichenologists from Europe.
The total numbers were compared with those of lichenologists working in Algeria.