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phy·co·my·cete (fī′kō-mī′sēt′, -mī-sēt′)
Any of various fungi that resemble algae, including certain molds and mildews.
(Botany) any of a primitive group of fungi, formerly included in the class Phycomycetes but now classified in different phyla: includes certain mildews and moulds
phy•co•my•cete (ˌfaɪ koʊˈmaɪ sit, -maɪˈsit)
any of various fungi that resemble algae, as downy mildew.
[1930–35; < New Latin Phycomycetes
name of a class; see phyco
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Isolation of cellulolytic Phycomycete
fungi from the caecum of the horse.
1) Seeber in 1900 described the organism as protozoa, Ashworth in 1923 described the life cycle of Rhinosporidium and thought it to be a phycomycete
and named it Rhinosporidium seeberi.
Ultraestructural studies of the free zoospore of the rumen phycomycete
0 Basidiomycete Phycomycete
fungal growth yeasts [NH.
Similarly, Blakeslea trispora, another Phycomycete
and reputedly a very fastidious organism, remained viable and could be conserved under oil for 10 months; material that had been kept 12-16 months did not survive, however (Buell & Weston, 1947).