Myxomycetes


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Myx·o·my·ce·tes

(mik'sō-mī-sē'tēz),
A class of fungi containing the slime molds, which occur on rotting vegetation but are not pathogenic for humans.
[myxo- + G. mykēs, fungus]
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Myxomycetes

(mīk″sō-mī-sē′tēz) [Gr. myxa, mucus, + mykes, fungus]
In one system of taxonomy, a class of fungi, the slime molds, which do not cause diseases in humans. This class is equivalent to the subkingdom Myxomycota in another system of taxonomy.
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Myxomycetes en ambientes nivales del macizo de Gudar y Javalambre.
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Notas sobre los generos Badhamia, Badhamiopsis y Craterium (Myxomycetes) en Espana.
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