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Chytridiomycota - Wikipedia


Chytridiomycota is a phylum in the kingdom Fungi. The name is derived from the Greek chytridion, meaning "little pot", describing the structure containing ...

Introduction to the Chytridiomycota


Introduction to the Chytridiomycota. First among fungus. The oldest fossil fungi so far known are chytrid-like forms from the Vendian of northern Russia.

Botany 201 Laboratory, Chytridiomycota


Chytridiomycota. Division: Chytridiomycota. Members of the division Chytridiomycota have unicellular to mycelial thalli. Their cell wall composition is mostly ...

Chytridiomycota - MicrobeWiki


Aug 7, 2010 ... Chytridiomycota are the smallest and simplest fungi. They emerged soon after the Precambrian period, and are ancestors to all Fungi. The first ...

Mycology - Taxonomy - Chytridiomycota


The Chytridiomycota is the most ancient group of fungi, and is a polyphyletic taxon. Of the fungi, they share most characteristics with the animal kingdom.



Jan 9, 2014 ... INTRODUCTION TO THE CHYTRIDIOMYCOTA. Chytrids occur mainly in aquatic or moist habitats where they live as parasites or saprobes.

Mushrooms, Molds and Much More


Basidiomycota and Ascomycota are more closely related to one another than either is to Zygomycota or Chytridiomycota. Or you could say that all of the ...

Chytridiomycota - Encyclopedia of Life Sciences


The Chytridiomycota is a phylum in the kingdom Fungi, whose members produce unwalled, asexual spores that swim by means of a single, posteriorly directed ...

Chytridiomycota, Oomycota - The Fifth Kingdom - Chapter 2b -


Illustrated outline of the classification and economic significance of the Chytridiomycota and Oomycota.

A molecular phylogeny of the flagellated fungi (Chytridiomycota) and ...


Chytridiomycota (chytrids) is the only phylum of true Fungi that reproduces with motile spores (zoospores). Chytrids currently are classified into five orders based  ...

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Chytridiomycota | phylum of fungi | Britannica.com


Chytridiomycota, a phylum of fungi (kingdom Fungi) distinguished by having zoospores (motile cells) with a single, posterior, whiplash structure (flagellum).



The Chytridiomycota, often called chytrids, are unique among all fungi in having motile stages in their life cycles; no other fungi have this trait. These motile ...

Chytridiomycota: The Chytrids - Boundless


Learn more about chytridiomycota: the chytrids in the Boundless open textbook.