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thallus

 [thal´us]
1. a simple plant body not differentiated into root, stem, and leaf, characteristic of mycelial fungi and some algae.
2. the actively growing vegetative organism as distinguished from reproductive or resting portions, as in fungi.

thal·lus

(thal'ŭs),
A simple plant or fungus body that is devoid of roots, stems, and leaves. The vegetative growth of a fungus.
[G. thallos, a young shoot]

thallus

(thăl′əs)
n. pl. thalli (thăl′ī) or thal·luses
1. A plant body undifferentiated into stem, root, or leaf.
2. The main body of an alga, fungus, or lichen.

thal·lus

(thal'ŭs)
A simple plant or fungus body that is devoid of roots, stems, and leaves. The vegetative growth of a fungus.
[G. thallos, a young shoot]

thallus

1. a simple plant body not differentiated into root, stem and leaf, characteristic of mycelial fungi and some algae.
2. the actively growing vegetative organism as distinguished from reproductive or resting portions, as in fungi.
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In the vast majority of the known localities the number of thalli per tree varies from 1 to 5.
In addition to the influence of increasing seawater temperatures, the effect of herbivorous fish, such as the brown chub Kyphosus bigibbus Lacepede and the mottled spinefoot Siganus fuscescens (Houttuyn), is suspected to cause a negative effect; bite marks have been observed on algal thalli, resulting in the loss of biomass.
With (relatively) large thalli, this species has a characteristic ochraceous-yellow (the form observed here) to salmon pigmentation, reacting K+ purple.
Vegetative and reproductive thalli were collected between May and October of 2006, and between September and December of 2008, in the Bay of Santa Catalina, Old Providence Island, Colombian Caribbean.
It is reported that grasses were the major component of the Taddy goat and Thalli sheep during early spring (Jasra and Hanjra, 2007).
According to reports reaching from Sibi, the affected people of Thalli, Sultan Kot, Tehsil Lehri have also not received any aid and there is still scarcity of rations and clean drinking water.
A lichen's usefulness as medicine probably usually comes from the lichen secondary compounds that are abundant in most lichen thalli.
Or why lovers bother with roses instead of sending a dozen fruticose lichen thalli.
The second type occurs as three-dimensional carbonaceous material and is represented by slightly compacted black-coloured 'stems' and sporangia, but occasionally also by laterals or entire thalli.