genus Rhizopus

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a genus of rot-causing fungi having columnar hemispherical aerial sporangia anchored to the substrate by rhizoids

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Genus Rhizopus produces pale to brownish cottony colonies.
1984 A revision of the genus Rhizopus Studies in Mycology Serie No 25 Baarn: Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures (eds).
Genus Rhizopus was the most frequent species with frequency rate of 35.5%, followed by Mucor (32.25%), Rhizomucor (27.5%), Absidia (2.5%),Mortierella (1.75%) and Cunninghamella (0.5%) (Table 1).
Also 51.81% of isolates in public parks soil samples was related to the genus Rhizopus which followed by Rhizomucor with frequency rate of 28.31%, while in municipality districts soil samples, the genus Mucor with frequency rate of 45.30% was the most frequent isolate and followed by Rhizomucor (26.92%) (Table 2 and 3).
Members of the genus Rhizopus are the most common isolates recovered from clinical samples of mucormycosis and members of the genus Mucor are second to Rhizopus in terms of frequency (13).