Hymenochaete

noun
Hy·me·no·chae·te | \ -ˈkēt(ˌ)ē \

Definition of Hymenochaete 

: a genus of fungi (family Thelephoraceae) having a corky or leathery sporophore and a hymenium which appears downy because of the many simple cystidia projecting from it — see brown root disease

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History and Etymology for Hymenochaete

New Latin from hymen- + Greek chaitē long flowing hair

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