Gasterolichenes

plural noun
Gas·​tero·​lichenes | \ ¦gastə(ˌ)rō +\

Definition of Gasterolichenes

in some classifications
: a group of angiocarpous lichens in which the fungus is a gasteromycete

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History and Etymology for Gasterolichenes

New Latin, from gaster- + Lichenes

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