Mycosystema 2: 1-110, 1989


THE GENUS PYTHIUM IN CHINA

YU YONG-NIAN and MA GUO-ZHONG
Systematic Mycologh & Lichenology Laboratory, Institute of Microbiology, Academia Sinica, Beijing


ABSTRACT: Fifty-four species of Pythium so far recorded from China are reviewed. The morphology, physiology, ecology, and taxonomy of the species found in China have been studied. Description, host or substratum, distribution, and discussions of every taxon are proviede, and a key to the Chinese species is also included. For ten recorded species on authentic material for comparison was obtained.