from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of myxomycetous fungi, giving name to the family Plasmodiophoreæ. The spores are free, not quaternate, and are disposed in sori; they emit zoöspores in germination.
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- n. type genus of Plasmodiophoraceae comprising minute plant parasitic fungi similar to and sometimes included among the slime molds
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