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British Dictionary definitions for hymenophore

hymenophore

noun
  1. botany the fruiting body of some basidiomycetous fungi
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Word Origin

from hymenium + -phore
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Historical Examples

  • Hymenophore continuous with the stem, veil woven into a fugacious web, which adheres to the margin of the pileus.

    Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous

    Thomas Taylor