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Olpidiaster brassicae (Woronin) Doweld (a chytridiomycete fungus)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Olpidiaster brassicae (a chytridiomycete fungus)

Suggested Literature

General Works

Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 2000 Teaching techniques for mycology: 9. Olpidium and Rhizophlyctis (Chytridiomycetes).

Olpidiaster brassicae may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI
(true fungi)
CHYTRIDIOMYCOTA
(chytridomycete fungi, chytrids)
CHYTRIDIOMYCETES
(chytridomycete fungi, chytrids)
Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Olpidiaster brassicae is associated with:

Magnoliopsida - flowering plants parasitises live root Webster, J., 1980
Lactuca sativa - Garden Lettuce (Asterales: Asteraceae) parasitises live root Webster, J., 1980 [certainly a different race, may be a different species.]
Brassica - cabbages, mustards, turnips and rape (Brassicales: Brassicaceae) parasitises live root Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 2000,
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 [especially when grown in wet soils]
Brassica oleracea var. capitata - Cabbage (Brassicales: Brassicaceae) parasitises live root Webster, J., 1980

There may be more taxa associated with Olpidiaster brassicae listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)

Associated with Olpidiaster brassicae:

Olpidiaster brassicae may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

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

References

Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 2000 Teaching techniques for mycology: 9. Olpidium and Rhizophlyctis (Chytridiomycetes).
Webster, J., 1980 Introduction to Fungi
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