What do the terms phycobiont and mycobiont signify?

Asked by Abhisek | 1 year ago |  166

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Lichens are a symbiotic association of fungi and algae. Phycobiont is part of algae and part of mycobiont fungi. Mycobiont provides structural cover that protects the algae from unfavorable conditions. Similarly, phycobionts prepare food by the process of photosynthesis, which is used by both organisms.

Answered by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago

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