class Chytridiomycetes


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Noun1.class Chytridiomycetes - a class of mostly aquatic fungi; saprophytic or parasitic on algae or fungi or plants
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Mastigomycota, Mastigomycotina, subdivision Mastigomycota, subdivision Mastigomycotina - fungi in which the spores and gametes are motile; in some systems placed in the Phycomycetes group with the Zygomycota
Chytridiales, order Chytridiales - simple aquatic fungi mostly saprophytic but some parasitic on higher plants or animals or fresh water fungi; sometimes placed in class Oomycetes
Blastocladiales, order Blastocladiales - fungi that carry out asexual reproduction by thick-walled resting spores that produce zoospores upon germination; sometimes placed in class Oomycetes