To date, 434 taxa have been recorded for both countries, being 174 (14 Blastocladiomycota, 42 Chytridiomycota, two Hyphochytriomycota, three Labyrinthulomycota, 112 Oomycota and one Phytomyxea) for Argentina and 348 (18 Blastocladiomycota, 121 Chytridiomycota, five Hyphochytriomycota, four Labyrinthulomycota, 196 Oomycota and four Phytomyxea) for Brazil.
Taxonomical studies of the Phylum Oomycota in Brazil are numerous, in particular, those referring to the orders Saprolegniales and Rhipidiales (e.
Considering that the estimated percentage of known species of Chytridiomycota and Oomycota is quite small (Mueller & Schmit, 2007), human activities and environmental change may lead to species losses before they have even been discovered.
Diversidade de Oomycota da Reserva Biologica de Paranapiacaba, Santo Andre, SP: primeiras citacoes para o Brasil.
Oomycota (Straminipila) da Reserva Biologica de Paranapiacaba, Santo Andre, SP, Brasil.