hymenium


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hymenium

[hī′mē·nē·əm]
(mycology)
The outer, sporebearing layer of certain fungi or their fruiting bodies.
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STIPE 4-7 cm long 1- 2 cm thick central equal dry solid curved brownish yellow near hymenium dull red below becoming yellowish near base smooth lacking reticulations sometimes slightly longitudinally striated context light yellowish throughoutthe stipe slowly bluing when exposed like pileus context.
The hymenium was always smooth regardless of the form of the basidiome.
This variety is characterized by the UV+ gold-yellow thallus and apothecia margins, an inspersed hymenium, ascospores transversally septate with 9 to 13 septa, and the presence of lichexanthone and russulone in the epihymenium.
Physopella soris amphyginiis, albidis, vel flavidis, primo poro centrali apertis tandem perfece apertis, subepidermalibus; hymenio primo subepiermali tandem erumpenti, applanato; paraphysibus peripheralibus ad basim conjunctis, non hymenium obducentibus, quoque in hymenio liberis, curvatis, flavidis, 24-38 X 10-15 [micron]m; pariete flavido, 2-4 pm crasso dorsaliter et apice; Physopella sporis sessilibus, albidis vel flavidis, ellipsoideis vel obovoideis, 20-26 x 17-20 [micron]m; parieti hyalino vel flavido, 0.
Measurements of thalli, apothecia, hymenium, asci and ascospores were made.