Rare species of fungi parasiting on algae I. Parasites of Spirogyra and Mougeotia

Joanna Z. Kadłubowska

Abstract


Investigations carried out on the genus Spirogyra Link and Mougeotia Agardh revealed the following species of fungi parasiting in the Spirogyra and Mougeotia cells: Olpidium endogenum, Blyttiomyces helicus, B. spinulosus, Micromyces zygogonii and Rhizophydium ampullaceum. First information on B. helicus as parasitic on algae is presented.

Keywords


fungi parasites; Spirogyra; Mougeotia; aquatic fungi

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