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Noun1.Phycomycetes - a large and probably unnatural group of fungi and funguslike organisms comprising the Mastigomycota (including the Oomycetes) and Zygomycota subdivisions of the division Eumycota; a category not used in all systems
taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group - animal or plant group having natural relations
Fungi, fungus kingdom, kingdom Fungi - the taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools; distinct from the green plants
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Zygomycosis (also called Mucomycosis) is a generic term which refers to infections of the class Zygomycetes (also called Phycomycetes); they tend to be both opportunistic and invasive.
The zygomycetes (phycomycetes) are found in dead, decaying vegetation and soil and include the genera Mucor, Absidia, and Rhizopus spp.
According to Bell and Wheeler (1986) during the first phase of fungal succession on herbivore dung member of Phycomycetes e.g.
Aspergillus and phycomycetes were second at 12% each [3].
This fungus belongs to the class of phycomycetes, to the family of Entomophthoraceae, to the order of Entomophthorales and to the genus Basidiobolus.
Predominantly holocarpic and eucarpic simple biflagellate phycomycetes. 2nd ed.