Mucor hiemalis

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Mucor hiemalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Zygomycota
Class: Zygomycetes
Subclass: Incertae sedis
Order: Mucorales
Family: Mucoraceae
Genus: Mucor
Species: M. hiemalis
Binomial name
Mucor hiemalis
Wehmer, (1903)

Mucor hiemalis is a fungal plant pathogen.

Morphology and cell structure[edit]

M. hiemalis grows in expanding gray colonies. It grows branched sporangiophores that yielding yellow to dark brown sporangia which can mate to form black-brown, spiny zygospores.


M. hiemalis is nitrate positive and requires thiamin to grow.


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