Fungi and fungal-like organisms

From Pestinfo-Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Hyaloperonospora parasitica
Author: Emmanuel Boutet
Source: Wikimedia Commons
  Groups of fungi and relatives  
Ascomycota
Dothideomycetes (283 species)
Leotiomycetes (95 species)
Sordariomycetes (371 species)
other groups (38 species)
Basidiomycota
Agaricomycetes (89 species)
Pucciniomycetes (80 species)
other groups (33 species)
Other fungal groups
Chytridiomycota (4 species)
Oomycota (113 species)
Plasmodiophoromycota (4 species)
Zygomycota (4 species)

Plant pathogenic fungi and fungal-like organisms

The cells are arranged in filaments or hyphae and cause fungal diseases of major importance for most cultivated crops. Most species are saphrophytic and can be grown in artificial cutures. The transmission may occur through the seeds, through the air and soil, or, less often, through insects. Many species have teleomorphic (sexual) as well as anamorphic (asexual) forms.


Note:
This page only deals with plant pathogens. For beneficial groups of fungi and fungal-like organisms in the system see



To navigate among the pages in this group use the box on the right or click on an order in the list below. Of course, you always have the option of using the wiki search function.


Orders of plant pathogenic fungi and fungal-like organisms: