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GEOLOGY: Cryptobiotic soil, Kodachrome State Park, Utah<br />
These crusts are a living community of many types of fungi, moss and lichen. Cyanobacteria, the most important component, produce filaments that hold moisture, prevent erosion, and help other plants grow.

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GEOLOGY: Cryptobiotic soil, Kodachrome State Park, Utah
These crusts are a living community of many types of fungi, moss and lichen. Cyanobacteria, the most important component, produce filaments that hold moisture, prevent erosion, and help other plants grow.

Copyright:© 2007 Sylvester Allred - Fundamental Photographs

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