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Lichens are way younger than scientists thought

Science Daily Friday, 15 November 2019 ()
Lichens are way younger than scientists thoughtLichens -- a combo of fungus and algae -- can grow on bare rocks, so scientists thought that lichens were some of the first organisms to make their way onto land from the water, changing the planet's atmosphere and paving the way for modern plants. But a closer look at the DNA of the algae and fungi that form lichens shows that lichens likely evolved millions of years after plants.
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