family Pythiaceae


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Noun1.family Pythiaceae - fungi having sporangia usually borne successively and singly at the tips of branching sporangiophores
fungus family - includes lichen families
order Peronosporales, Peronosporales - order of chiefly parasitic lower fungi: Albuginaceae and Peronosporaceae and Pythiaceae
genus Pythium - destructive root-parasitic fungi
genus Phytophthora, Phytophthora - destructive parasitic fungi causing brown rot in plants