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Basidiobolus ranarum Eidam (a zygomycete)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Basidiobolus ranarum (a zygomycete)

FRDBI FRDBI (www.fieldmycology.net/gbchklst/gbchklst.asp) has the UK and Ireland records of Basidiobolus ranarum (a zygomycete)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 1998 Teaching Techniques for Mycology: 5. Basidiobolus ranarum

General Works

Callaghan, A.A., 1969 Morphogenesis in Basidiobolus ranarum
Callaghan, A.A., 1969 Secondary conidium formation in Basidiobolus ranarum
Ingold, C.T., 1999 Active liberation of reproductive units in terrestrial fungi
Manning, R.J. & Callaghan, A.A., 2008 Pathogenicity of Conidiobolus spp. and Basidiobolus ranarum to arthropods co-occurring in leaf litter

Basidiobolus ranarum may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
ZYGOMYCOTA
(pin moulds)
ZYGOMYCETES
(pin moulds)
BASIDIOBOLACEAE
(a family of herptile dung fungi)
Fungi s.l.

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Basidiobolus ranarum is associated with:

Amphibia - amphibians is saprobic in/on dung or excretions of dung Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 1998 [insectivorous species, following eating of insect bearing the spores]
Rana temporaria - Common Frog (Anura: Ranidae) is saprobic in/on dung or excretions of dung UK/Ireland Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 1998,
Dennis, R.W.G., 1995 [following eating of insect bearing the spores]
Reptilia - reptiles is saprobic in/on dung or excretions of dung Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 1998 [insectivorous species, following eating of insect bearing the spores]
Insecta - true insects is spread by Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 1998 [insects eaten by vertebate host]
Coleoptera - beetles is spread by Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 1998 [insects eaten by vertebate host]

There may be more taxa associated with Basidiobolus ranarum listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)

Associated with Basidiobolus ranarum:

Basidiobolus ranarum may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
Fungi s.l.

References

Dennis, R.W.G., 1995 Fungi of the South East England
Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 1998 Teaching Techniques for Mycology: 5. Basidiobolus ranarum
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