pythium

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Related to Pithium: Phytophthora, rhizopus, fusarium

pythium

(ˈpɪθɪəm)
n
(Biology) a genus of parasitic oomycotes, most of which are plant parasites
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Noun1.pythium - any fungus of the genus Pythium
genus Pythium - destructive root-parasitic fungi
damping off fungus, Pythium debaryanum - fungus causing damping off disease in seedlings
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia