OOMYCETES G. Winter
(a group of mainly plant-parasitic "fungi")

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Taxonomic hierarchy:
ClassOOMYCETES (a group of mainly plant-parasitic "fungi")
PhylumOOMYCOTA (a group of mainly plant-parasitic fungi)
KingdomCHROMISTA (algae)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 general literature references relevant to OOMYCETES (a group of mainly plant-parasitic "fungi")

OOMYCETES (a group of mainly plant-parasitic "fungi") may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for OOMYCETES (a group of mainly plant-parasitic "fungi")
The Oomycetes are commonly studied by mycologists, but are not true fungi, being more closely related to algae.
Oomycetes can usually be readily distinguished from true fungi. In cases of doubt, under the microscope Oomycetes are mostly non-staining in Cotton Blue whereas true fungi generally stain strongly.
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