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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.
Wild Things Chris Myers, left, is joined by lichenologist Sally Eaton and botanist Dr Trevor Dines to look at the UK's changing flora.
In a book largely of humanistic thinkers, the essay by lichenologist and naturalist Trevor Goward offers a contrasting scientific perspective on the potential value and limitations of Zwicky's thought.
Wainio, who later followed William Nylander's footsteps and became an internationally known lichenologist, divided his research area in six "regions", of which three lied on the Finnish side and three on the Russian side.
The whole family, now with the addition of daughter Sharon, spent the academic year 1970-71 in Norway, where Les worked with noted lichenologist Hildur Krog on Alaskan lichens and with polymath Eilif Dahl on vegetation classification.
At least as many probably still await discovery, says Thorsten Lumbsch, a lichenologist at the Field Museum in Chicago.
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." Stone's talk will be at 7:30 p.m.
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.