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water mold

noun, Mycology
1.
any of various aquatic fungi of the phylum Oomycota, free-living or parasitic in fish and other aquatic organisms.
Origin of water mold
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • It is a water mold which prolifically produces spores in humid and moist environments.
  • Efficacy trials were carried out to compare new products with industry standards for water mold control.
  • In winter, fish are often killed by a water mold that produces patches of gray fuzz on their skins or gills.

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