genus Pythium

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Noun1.genus Pythium - destructive root-parasitic fungi
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Pythiaceae, Pythiaceae - fungi having sporangia usually borne successively and singly at the tips of branching sporangiophores
pythium - any fungus of the genus Pythium
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Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the genus Pythium.
Members of the genus Pythium are soil- or water-dwelling organisms that belong to the kingdom Stramenopila (1,2).
This finding suggests that the causative agent of the disease represents a new species within the genus Pythium.