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from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Bot.) One of the great divisions of fungi, containing those species in which the hymenium is completely exposed.

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  • noun Plural form of hymenomycete.

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

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

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