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Chytridiomycota MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chytridiomycota
Tree Number(s)
B01.300.283
Unique ID
D008411
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008411
Scope Note
A phylum of fungi that was formerly considered a subdivision of Phycomycetes. They are the only fungi that produce motile spores (zoospores) at some stage in their life cycle. Most are saprobes but they also include examples of plant, animal, and fungal pathogens.
Entry Term(s)
Mastigomycotina
Registry Number
txid4761
Previous Indexing
Phycomyces (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note
99; see MASTIGOMYCOTINA 1986-98
History Note
99(86)
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/02/12
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Chytridiomycota Preferred
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