Mesomycetozoea

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Mesomycetozoea

a class of microorganisms intermediate between animals and fungi. Includes the pathogens of fish, Ichthyophus and Dermocystidium, and the mammalian and avian pathogen, Rhinosporidium. Most produce uniflagellated zoospores.
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Some single-celled organisms, such as the Ichthyosporea parasite, belong here too.
seeberi is a member of a newly recognized group of human and animal pathogens; the name Ichthyosporea has been proposed for this expanding taxon of microbes (20).