hymenium

noun
hy·me·ni·um | \hī-ˈmē-nē-əm \
plural hymenia\hī-ˈmē-nē-ə \ or hymeniums

Definition of hymenium 

: a spore-bearing layer in fungi

First Known Use of hymenium

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hymenium

New Latin, from Greek hymēn

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