order Chytridiales


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Noun1.order Chytridiales - simple aquatic fungi mostly saprophytic but some parasitic on higher plants or animals or fresh water fungi; sometimes placed in class Oomycetes
fungus order - the order of fungi
Chytridiomycetes, class Chytridiomycetes - a class of mostly aquatic fungi; saprophytic or parasitic on algae or fungi or plants
Chytridiaceae, family Chytridiaceae - a family of aquatic fungi of order Chytridiales
family Synchytriaceae, Synchytriaceae - a fungus family of order Chytridiales
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No significant morphologic differences between chytrids infecting Australian and Central American amphibians were found by transmission electron microscopy, and the pathogen was identified as a member of the order Chytridiales by analysis of zoospore ultrastructure and 18s rDNA sequence data (28).