Algae and fungi form symbiotic association called ______.
Algae and fungi form a symbiotic association and are called lichen. In this relationship, algae produce food and fungi provide protection and anchoring of the body. Like all fungi, lichen fungi require carbon as a food source; this is provided by their symbiotic algae and/or cyanobacteria, that are photosynthetic.The lichen symbiosis is thought to be a mutualism, since both the fungi …
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