Pythium sulcatum

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Pythium sulcatum
Oospore of Pythium sulcatum
Oospore of Pythium sulcatum
Scientific classification e
Phylum: Heterokontophyta
Class: Oomycota
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Pythiaceae
Genus: Pythium
Species: P. sulcatum
Binomial name
Pythium sulcatum
R.G. Pratt & J.E. Mitch., (1973)

Pythium sulcatum is a chromalveolate plant pathogen infecting carrots. Because this organism was once thought to be a type of fungus, it is still often treated as such.

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