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Description type:Non-original description 
Description:HYMENOGRAMME Mont. & Berk. London J. Bot. 3:329, 1844.
Fruitbody annual, resupinate, adnate, hymenial surface whitish to cream and consisting of long anastomosing ridges with the hymenium restricted to the furrows between the ridges. Hyphal system monomitic, generative hyphae with clamps, basidia clavate and with 4 sterigmata, cystidiols abundant in the hymenium, spores broadly ellipsoid, thinwalled, smooth and non-amyloid. One species, only known from Asia.
Type species: Hymenogramme javanensis Mont. & Berk.
REMARKS. The genus has a unique surface with long sterile ridges and fertile furrows. This and the light fruitbodies with a monomitic hyphal system are the diagnostic characteristics. Even if it does not occur in Africa it is included here to complete the treatment of the genera with sterile pore-walls.
 
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