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Foliose Lichen:

  1. Thallus- Flat,leaf-like, irregularly lobed
  2. Rhizoid like outgrowths called rhizines develop on lower surface of thallus for attachment to the substaratum.
  3. Mostly terricolous i.e. found growing on trees.
  4. Examples: Physcia, Parmelia, Peltigera

Fruticose  Lichen:

  1. Thallus is complex and much branched like a bush and attached to the substratum with the help of a flattened disc.
  2. Fruiting body-Apothecial type
  3. Mostly terricolous i.e. found growing on trees.
  4. Examples: Evernia , Cladonia, Usnea
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