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The artistic installation features 100 pounds of moss, lichens, other botanical specimens and string models of Einstein-Rosen bridges, or wormholes.
Considerable growth of lichens usually indicates the plants are not vigorous enough to maintain good foliage cover.
Dr Bohannon set up a sting operation by writing versions of a paper falsely claiming that a molecule found in lichens inhibits cancer.
These ranged from fungi and lichens, through herbaceous and woody plants to nematodes, insects, bats and passerine birds.
If needed, a copper fungicide can also be applied, following label instructions to reduce lichens.
His eyes alight on one of the fifth floor’s larger creations for this exhibit, a tasseled wobbegong, a five-foot-long bottom-dwelling shark that looks to be made of rocks and coral and bearded with lichen.
That has allowed moose their willows and caribou their lichen, as well as the space to breed and move around.
Then there are plenty of flat rocks on which to sit while dangling feet in the water and watching the dragonflies and the canyon walls flecked with red and green lichens.
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: a type of small plant that grows on rocks and walls
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