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(class Oomycota)

An order of oomycetes that are found mainly in aquatic habitats. The vegetative state may be unicellular or a well developed mycelium, depending on species. The order includes many genera. Most species are saprotrophic but some are parasitic (e.g. in fish, invertebrates, algae, and higher plants).

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