Summary: The largest family of lichen-forming fungi.

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  1. Giordani P, Minganti V, Brignole D, Malaspina P, Cornara L, Drava G. Is there a risk of trace element contamination in herbal preparations? A test study on the lichen Cetraria islandica. Chemosphere. 2017;181:778-785 pubmed publisher
    ..Differences observed in raw materials were not observed anymore in the corresponding decoctions. Also, the elemental transfer rate from dried lichen to decoction was extremely element-specific, ranging from 2% for Cu to 95% for Zn. ..