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Noun1.ascolichen - a lichen in which the fungus component is an ascomycete
lichen - any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.
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1989, Davis and Rands 1993), I described Coenogonium missouriense (Davis 1994), a new species of the ascolichens. In its possession of a hyaline, highly characteristic fungal component (the mycobiont) to which cyanobacteria are attached, C.