Lichen is a composite combination of two organisms.

A. Fungi and Bryophyta

B. Fungi and Fern

C. Algae and Bryophyta

D. Algae and Fungi

Answer: Option D

Solution(By Examveda Team)

A lichen is a composite organism that emerges from algae or cyanobacteria living among the filaments (hyphae) of the fungi in a mutually beneficial symbiotic relationship. The fungi benefit from the carbohydrates produced by the algae or cyanobacteria via photosynthesis.

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