Discolichenes

plural noun
Dis·​co·​lichenes | \ "+ \

Definition of Discolichenes

: a subgroup of ascolichens having an open rather flat and rounded or cup-shaped spore fruit — compare pyrenolichenes

History and Etymology for Discolichenes

New Latin, from disc- + Lichenes

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“Discolichenes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Discolichenes. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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