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Noun1.Chytridiales - simple aquatic fungi mostly saprophytic but some parasitic on higher plants or animals or fresh water fungi; sometimes placed in class Oomycetes
fungus order - the order of fungi
Chytridiomycetes, class Chytridiomycetes - a class of mostly aquatic fungi; saprophytic or parasitic on algae or fungi or plants
Chytridiaceae, family Chytridiaceae - a family of aquatic fungi of order Chytridiales
family Synchytriaceae, Synchytriaceae - a fungus family of order Chytridiales
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Most of the species belong to the Blastocladiales, Chytridiales and Rhizophydiales among the Fungi, whereas among the Straminipila the Pythiales and Saprolegniales presented the highest number of species in both countries.
Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, a member of the fungal order Chytridiales, causes amphibian chytridiomycosis, an emerging infectious disease (1).
No significant morphologic differences between chytrids infecting Australian and Central American amphibians were found by transmission electron microscopy, and the pathogen was identified as a member of the order Chytridiales by analysis of zoospore ultrastructure and 18s rDNA sequence data (28).