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A hymenophore refers to the hymenium-bearing structure of a fungal fruiting body. [1] Hymenophores can be smooth surfaces, lamellae, folds, tubes, or teeth. The term was coined by Robert Hooke in 1665.


  1. ^ Hibbett, David S.; Murakami, Shigeyuki; Tsuneda, Akihiko (1993-05-01). "Hymenophore Development and Evolution in Lentinus". Mycologia. 85 (3): 428–443. doi: 10.1080/00275514.1993.12026294. ISSN  0027-5514.