Lichens: Corals of the Forest

You’ve probably walked past them hundreds of times. Devil’s matchstick, frog pelt, lungwort, and, of course, fairy barf. While these sound like ingredients for a fictional witch’s potion, you can find these and more on a walk through the forests of British Columbia. Let us introduce you to a symbiotic relationship like no other—the lichens.

Published in Hakai Magazine. April, 2020. Originally published on August 2018.

Shot/edited/produced. Cover photo by Troy McMullin.

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Lichens: Corals of the Forest

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