Lichen is a unique life form made up of two different organisms living together: a fungus and an alga or bacterium. They grow on rocks, trees, and even in harsh environments like deserts and the Arctic. The fungus gives structure while the alga or bacterium makes food through photosynthesis, so they help each other out!

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