pond-scum parasite

pond-scum parasite
noun
an aquatic fungus of genus Synchytriaceae that is parasitic on pond scum
Hypernyms: ↑fungus
Member Holonyms: ↑Synchytrium, ↑genus Synchytrium

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noun
Etymology: pond scum
: a fungus of the order Chytridiales

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