Learning about Lichen with BYU’s Dr. Steve Leavitt (via Science Moab)

Color lichen on stone top view (Adobe Stock)


Whether on rock or vegetation, lichen can be found all around us and play surprising and complex roles. Steve Leavitt, an evolutionary biologist at Brigham Young University, is the curator of the lichen collection at BYU’s Life Science Museum. We talk with Steve about what lichen are composed of and why we should care about these colorful and unique life forms. (Via KZMU’s Science Moab)

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