Los personajes: – Líquen: Teloschistes chrysophthalmus.
Los datos: 0,5 s, f 20, ISO 200, 60 mm macro, trípode, congelado.
Characters: – Lichen: Teloschistes chrysophthalmus.
Data: 0.5 s, f 20, ISO 200, 60 mm macro, tripod, frozen.
Image: This kind of lichen Teloschistes chrysophthalmus is chilled by the cold Siberian entered at once these days. As every lichen is the result of a symbiosis between a fungus and an alga, the alga is of the genus Trebouxia, which prefers warm, dry areas, settling in general well-lit bark of trees. This lichen produces a secondary metabolite (usnic acid), which has an antiviral activity.