Sentence Examples


  • The two principal parts of which an apothecium consists are the hypothecium and the hymenium, or thecium.
  • The hypothecium is the basal part of the apothecium on which the hymenium is borne; the latter consists of asci (thecae) with ascospores, and paraphyses.
  • In these forms gonidia are found in connexion with the young fruit; such algal cells undergo numerous divisions becoming very small in size and penetrating into the hymenium among the asci and paraphyses.
  • The two bestknown genera are Cora and Dictyonema; Corella, whose hymenium is unknown, is also placed here by Wainio.
  • When the fungus predominates in the thallus it has a bracket-like mode of growth and is found projecting from the branches of trees with the hymenium on the under side.