from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or having the characters of the Hymenomycetes. Also hymenomycetal, hymenomycetoid.
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The three diseases so far described serve very well as types of a number of others known to be due to the invasion of timber and the dissolution of the walls of its cells, fibers, and vessels by hymenomycetous fungi, i.e., by fungi allied to the toadstools and polypores.