noun, plural hy·me·ni·a [hahy-mee-nee-uh] /haɪˈmi ni ə/. Mycology.
Origin of hymenium
Examples from the Web for hymenium
Historical Examples of hymenium
Hymenium at length more or less exposed, the substance soft.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
Hymenium within a closed fruit-body, which does not open until the spores are ripe; saprophytes.
Hymenium covering the entire surface of radiating lamellae or gills.European Fungus Flora: Agaricaceae
Hymenium lining the cavity of tubes or pores which are sometimes broken up into teeth or concentric plates.
Hymenium either free at the beginning, or enclosed either permanently or temporarily in a more or less perfect peridium or veil.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.
George Francis Atkinson