Related Overviews


'Acrasiomycota' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Plant Sciences and Forestry


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The phylum containing the cellular slime molds. These are protoctists that pass through a unicellular stage of amoebas that feed on bacteria. Subsequently, these amoebas aggregate to form a fruiting structure that produces spores. The two most extensively studied species from this phylum are Dictyostelium discoideum and Polysphondylium pallidum.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Plant Sciences and Forestry.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.