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Fungi is one of the five kingdoms in Linnaean Taxonomy. It contains the Phyla :

Lichens are a long-standing symbiotic relationship, formed between a fungus and a green alga or a cyanobacterium. Lichens are named based on the fungal component, typically a member of the Ascomycota, rarely a member of the Basidiomycota. Some place lichens in their own phylum (Mycophycophyta) but this ignores the fact that the components belong in separate lineages.