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a class of saprobic and parasitic fungi of the phylum Zygomycota; important pathogenic organisms are in the orders Entomophthorales and Mucorales.
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A class of fungi characterized by sexual reproduction resulting in the formation of a zygospore, and asexual reproduction by means of nonmotile spores called sporangiospores or conidia.
[zygo- + G. mykēs (mykēt-), fungus]
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phycomycetesAn obsolete group of fungi with nonseptate hyphae, reclassified as Zygomycota.
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