genus Saprolegnia

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Synonyms for genus Saprolegnia

aquatic fungi growing chiefly on plant debris and animal remains

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Fungi of the genus Saprolegnia, which usually occur when the host immune system is suppressed or compromised, cause most superficial fungal infections affecting fish (21).
Fungi of the genus Saprolegnia cause superficial fungal infections in amphibians, and represent a probable cause of decline of amphibians in Colombia in combination to chytrid fungus.