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lichenology

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

li′chen·ol′o·gist n.
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When the EPA and the Forest Service set out to track regional environmental health in the early 1990s, they called on lichenologist Bruce McCune, of Oregon State University in Corvallis.
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.
Chat with a lichenologist, though, and you'll find plenty about these underappreciated growths to like, if not love
Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) biologist Nora Murdock, now a National Park Service (NPS) ecologist, worked side-by-side with Yuri Martin, a lichenologist from Estonia who travels the globe using lichens to monitor air pollution.
Cascade Mycological Society invites the public to a presentation by lichenologist Daphne Stone titled "Lichens: The Symbiotic Fungi.
Rudolph (1927-1992), lichenologist and historian of botany, had life-long research interests in the popularization of North American botany.
It's a bold hypothesis, and lichenologist Robert Lucking of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem takes the idea of yeast partners seriously: "This will be a huge surprise to the lichenological and mycological community.
Upon completion of this work, we would like to thank Dr Claude Roux, retired lichenologist CNRS, Laboratory of Mediterranean Botany and Ecology, Mediterranean Institute of Ecology and Paleoecology, Faculty of Science and Technology of Saint-Jerome, Marseille, for introducing me to the techniques for identifying lichens.
Flordur Kristinsson, lichenologist, and a voucher specimen LA-31128, is deposited at the Icelandic Natural History Museum, Akureyri.
Together with Royal Horticultural Society gold medallist and garden designer Chris Myers and lichenologist Sally Eaton, he explores the landscape from remote mountain tops to murky urban bogs to find out how and why our plants are changing.