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OOMYCOTA Arx (a group of mainly plant-parasitic fungi)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Phylum)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
Hassiella monospora Taylor, Krings & Kerp, 2006 (a fossil oomycete) Species   1  
HYPHOCHYTREA anon. (a class of fungoid organisms) Class 1 subtaxon    
HYPHOCHYTRIALES E.A. Bessey ex P.M. Kirk, P.F. Cannon & J.C. David (an order of chytrids) Order 1 subtaxon    
HYPHOCHYTRIACEAE A. Fisch. (a family of chytrids) Family 1 subtaxon    
Canteriomyces stigeoclonii (De Wild.) Sparrow (a chytrid) Species     1
LAGENACEAE M.W. Dick (a family of oomycetes) Family 1 subtaxon    
Lagena radicicola Vanterp. & Ledingham (an oomycete) Species     1
OOMYCETES G. Winter (a group of mainly plant-parasitic "fungi") Class 1 subtaxon 2 2
PERONOSPOREA (a class of fungoid organisms) Class 170 subtaxa 173 837

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Ainsworth, G.C., Sparrow, F.K. & Sussman, A.S. (eds), 1973 The Fungi, An Advanced Treatise: Volume IVB, a taxonomic review with keys: myxomycetes, phycomycetes, basidiomycetes and lower fungi

Plant galls

Redfern, M. & Shirley, P., 2002 British Plant Galls - Identification of galls on plants and fungi
Redfern, M. & Shirley, P., 2011 British Plant Galls
Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986 Provisional Keys to British Plant Galls

Plant pathology

Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Moore, W.C., 1959 British Parasitic Fungi

General Works

Holden, L., 2006 Putting Fungi on the map: a new name and outlet for the BMS Fungal Records Database
Spooner, B. & Roberts, P., 2005 Fungi
Webster, J., 1980 Introduction to Fungi


Harvey, R., Lyon, A.G. & Lewis, P.N., 1969 A fossil fungus from Rhynie Chert


Mycological Research (Mycol. Res.) Journal
Transactions of the British Mycological Society (TBMS) Journal
Plant pathology
PRAs for consultation on pest risk management Journal

Online libraries

Cybertruffle: Cybertruffle

Plant pathology

Holliday, P., 1990 A Dictionary of Plant Pathology

OOMYCOTA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
Fungi s.l.

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with OOMYCOTA:

Oomycota may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

Fungi s.l.
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