Chytrids

Some articles on chytrids:

Fungis - Taxonomy - Taxonomic Groups
... The Chytridiomycota are commonly known as chytrids ... Chytrids produce zoospores that are capable of active movement through aqueous phases with a single flagellum, leading early taxonomists to classify them as protists ... inferred from rRNA sequences in ribosomes, suggest that the Chytrids are a basal group divergent from the other fungal phyla, consisting of four major clades with suggestive evidence for ...
Chytridiomycota
... In older classifications, chytrids (except the recently established order Spizellomycetales) were placed in the Class Phycomycetes under the subdivision Myxomycophyta of ... Also, in an older and more restricted sense (not used here), the term "chytrids" referred just to those fungi in the order Chytridiales ... The chytrids have also been included among the Protista, but are now regularly classed as fungi ...