What is another word for hymenomycetes?

Pronunciation: [hˈa͡ɪmənˌɒma͡ɪsˌiːts] (IPA)

Hymenomycetes is a term used to describe a diverse group of fungi that includes mushrooms, toadstools, and saprobes. Synonyms for this term include agaric fungi, lamella fungi, and gilled fungi. Other synonyms for hymenomycetes include basidiomycetes, which refers to the class of fungi that produce spores on club-shaped structures called basidia. Hymenomycetes are also sometimes called hymenopilus, a term that reflects their spore-producing structures. Regardless of the term used, these fungi are an important part of many ecosystems, playing vital roles in decomposing dead organic matter, forming mutualistic relationships with plants, and providing food for a variety of animals.

Synonyms for Hymenomycetes:

What are the hypernyms for Hymenomycetes?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Hymenomycetes?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for hymenomycetes (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Hymenomycetes?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Hymenomycetes

There is a rather poor figure of it in Schaeffer Table 37, and a better one in Gillet Champignons de France, hymenomycetes, 1, opposite page 76, but a very good one in Bresadola Funghi Mangerecci e Velenosi, Tavel 18, 1899. A good figure is also given by Barla, Les Champignons des Alpes-Maritimes, Pl.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc."
George Francis Atkinson
The two families in which an hymenium is present are called hymenomycetes and Gasteromycetes.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses"
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
The common mushroom may be accepted, by way of illustration, as a type of the family hymenomycetes, in which the hymenium is exposed, and is, in fact, the most noticeable feature in the family from which its name is derived.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses"
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

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