How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology
Biology textbooks tell us that lichens are alliances between two organisms—a fungus and an alga. They are wrong.
Deinococcus-Thermus
The Deinococcus-Thermus are a small group of bacteria that are highly resistant to environmental hazards.There are two main groups.Though these two groups evolved from a common ancestor, the two mecha...
How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology
Biology textbooks tell us that lichens are alliances between two organisms—a fungus and an alga. They are wrong.
Cryptobiotic soil
Biological soil crusts are communities of living organisms on the soil surface in arid- and semi-arid ecosystems. They are found throughout the world with varying species composition and cover dependi...
Cryptobiotic soil - Wikipedia
Cryptothecia
Cryptothecia is a genus of white to greenish crustose lichens that grow on bark, wood, or leaves. in tropical or subtropical areas worldwide. It has a conspicuous prothallus that develops around its p...
Cryptothecia - Wikipedia
Echiniscus testudo
Echiniscus testudo is a species of tardigrade native to China, Greenland, and Mongolia.
Lichen
A lichen is a composite organism that emerges from algae or cyanobacteria (or both) living among filaments of a fungus in a mutually beneficial (symbiotic) relationship. The whole combined life form h...
Lichen - Wikipedia
Hypsibius
Hypsibius is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
The genome of Hypsibius dujardini, is being sequenced at the Broad Institute. Hypsibius dujardini has a c...
Cryptodiscus
Cryptodiscus is a genus of fungi within the Stictidaceae family.
Cryptodictyon
Cryptodictyon is a lichenized genus of fungi within the Lecideaceae family.
Mixibius
Mixibius is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Cresponea
Cresponea is a genus of lichens in the family Roccellaceae. The genus, described in 1993, contains species that were formerly classified in Lecanactis. Cresponea is widely distributed, but most specie...
Collema
Collema (jelly lichen) is a genus of lichens in the family Collemataceae. The photobiont is the cyanobacterium genus Nostoc.
Collema - Wikipedia
Astatumen
Astatumen is a genus of tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada found in Romania. Species of this genus were originally categorized in the genus Itaquascon until 1997.
Halobiotus
Halobiotus is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Ethnolichenology
Ethnolichenology is the study of the relationship between lichens and people. Lichens have and are being used for many different purposes by human cultures on every continent, with the possible excep...
Ethnolichenology - Wikipedia
Cryptolechia
Cryptolechia is a genus of sac fungi within the Gyalectaceae family.
Hebesuncus
Hebesuncus is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Eohypsibiidae
Eohypsibiidae is a family of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada. It contains the following species in three genera:
Crocyniaceae
The Crocyniaceae are a family of lichenized fungi in the order Lecanorales. This is a monotypic family with the sole genus Crocynia, which has primarily a tropical distribution.
Thermus igniterrae
Thermus igniterrae is a bacteria belonging to the Deinococcus-Thermus phylum, known to be present in hazardous conditions. This species was identified in Iceland, together with Thermus antranikianii.<...
Diphascon
Diphascon is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Doryphoribius
Doryphoribius is a genus of water bear or moss piglet, a tardigrade in the class Eutardigrada.
Thermus antranikianii
Thermus antranikianii is a bacteria belonging to the Deinococcus-Thermus phylum, known to be present in hazardous conditions. This species was identified in Iceland, together with Thermus igniterrae.<...