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The Secret Life of Lichens

An in depth look at life as a lichenThe exhibition invites visitors to enjoy and appreciate the secret world of lichens, how they survive and reproduce and their many forms and colours. The benefits of lichens for mankind are explored including: potential cures for cancer, indicators of habitat and air quality, delicacy and survival food, perfume, dyes and space exploration.

The exhibition is the brainchild of Scottish Lichenologist John Douglass. If you are an organisation interested in hosting the exhibition you can download information about The Secret Life of Lichens , or contact us at info[at]