Definition of Phycomycetous. Meaning of Phycomycetous. Synonyms of Phycomycetous

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Definition of Phycomycetous

Phycomycetous
Phycomycetes Phy`co*my*ce"tes, n. pl. [NL.; Gr. ? seaweed + mycetes.] (Bot.) A large, important class of parasitic or saprophytic fungi, the algal or algalike fungi. The plant body ranges from an undifferentiated mass of protoplasm to a well-developed and much-branched mycelium. Reproduction is mainly sexual, by the formation of conidia or sporangia; but the group shows every form of transition from this method through simple conjugation to perfect sexual reproduction by egg and sperm in the higher forms. -- Phy`co*my*ce"tous, a.

Meaning of Phycomycetous from wikipedia

- 127–145. Baylis, G (1967). "Experiments on the ecological significance of phycomycetous mycorrhizas". New Phytologist. 66 (2): 231–243. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137...
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