Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of hymenomycete.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • One of the great divisions of fungi, containing those species in which the hymenium is completely exposed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A subclass or an order of fungi, of the group Basidiomycetes, characterized by having a hymenium on the free, exposed surface of the sporophore, the compound structure which bears it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. used in some classifications; usually coextensive with order Agaricales: mushrooms; toadstools; agarics; bracket fungi


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.