class Oomycetes


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Noun1.class Oomycetes - nonphotosynthetic fungi that resemble algae and that reproduce by forming oospores; sometimes classified as protoctists
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
order Saprolegniales, Saprolegniales - order of chiefly aquatic fungi
order Peronosporales, Peronosporales - order of chiefly parasitic lower fungi: Albuginaceae and Peronosporaceae and Pythiaceae
family Plasmodiophoraceae, Plasmodiophoraceae - family of fungi often causing hypertrophy in seed plants