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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Fugi-like or algae-like waterborne Oomycota lineage comprises at least 160 recognized species of the dominant genus Pythium, colonizing marine and freshwater biotopes [7].
Several species of soil pathogens, including species of the genus Pythium, were subsequently isolated from their roots.
Members of the genus Pythium are soil- or water-dwelling organisms that belong to the kingdom Stramenopila (1,2).