hymenomycetes definition

  • noun:
    • Plural form of hymenomycete.
    • used in some classifications; typically coextensive with order Agaricales: mushrooms; toadstools; agarics; bracket fungi
  • noun-plural:
    • among the great divisions of fungi, containing those types when the hymenium is wholly subjected.
  • others:
    • A subclass or an order of fungi, of group Basidiomycetes, described as having a hymenium on the free, uncovered surface of this sporophore, the substance construction which bears it.

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