Saprolegnia ferax

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Noun1.Saprolegnia ferax - a fungus that attacks living fish and tadpoles and spawn causing white fungus disease: a coating of white hyphae on especially peripheral parts (as fins)
genus Saprolegnia, Saprolegnia - aquatic fungi growing chiefly on plant debris and animal remains
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
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Since an intact glycocalyx is required to prevent infection with, for example, pathogenic Saprolegnia ferax spores (Augustin, Hahn, and Bosch, unpubl.
4) studied the presence of the fungus Saprolegnia ferax.
Antimycotic activity against Saprolegnia ferax of extracts of Artemisia verlotorum and Santolina etrusca.