from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Adapted to live as a symbiont in a lichen.
Large numbers of species of bryophyte (mosses and liverworts), lichen (or lichenized fungi), fungi, and algae occur, as well as many species of invertebrate animals.
Other examples include lichenized fungi (a symbiosis between a green alga or cyanobacterium and a fungus) and other life that exists in a symbiotic relationship.