Definition of Order Chytridiales
1. Noun. Simple aquatic fungi mostly saprophytic but some parasitic on higher plants or animals or fresh water fungi; sometimes placed in class Oomycetes.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Order
Group relationships: Chytridiomycetes, Class Chytridiomycetes
Member holonyms: Chytridiaceae, Family Chytridiaceae, Family Synchytriaceae, Synchytriaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Chytridiales
Literary usage of Order Chytridiales
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1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"... by one or more yellowish or colorless subspherical bodies, 40—120 ft in diameter, probably sporangia of a fungus belonging to the order Chytridiales, ..."