plural noun
Hy·​me·​no·​lichenes | \ ¦hīmənō+\

Definition of Hymenolichenes

: a subgroup of Lichenes comprising lichens in which the fungal component is a hymenomycete and being coextensive with the group Basidiolichenes

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New Latin, from hymen- + Lichenes

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