SLIME

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slime mold of the class Myxomycetes acellular slime mold , myxomycete , plasmodial slime mold , true slime mold
cellular slime molds; in some classifications placed in kingdom Protoctista Acrasiomycetes , class Acrasiomycetes
differing from true slime molds in being cellular and nucleate throughout the life cycle cellular slime mold
class of true slime molds; essentially equivalent to the division Myxomycota class Myxomycetes , Myxomycetes
fungus resembling slime mold that causes swellings or distortions of the roots of cabbages and related plants clubroot fungus , Plasmodiophora brassicae
any slime mold of the genus Dictostylium dictostylium
true fungi; eukaryotic heterotrophic walled organisms; distinguished from Myxomycota (funguslike slime molds): comprises subdivisions Mastigomycotina; Zygomycotina; Ascomycotina; Basidiomycotina; Deuteromycotina (imperfect fungi) division Eumycota , Eumycota
slime molds; organisms having a noncellular and multinucleate creeping vegetative phase and a propagative spore-producing stage: comprises Myxomycetes and Acrasiomycetes; in some classifications placed in the kingdom Protoctista division Gymnomycota , division Myxomycota , Gymnomycota , Myxomycota
eukaryotic one-celled living organisms distinct from multicellular plants and animals: protozoa, slime molds, and eukaryotic algae division Protista , Protista
slime-producing marine animals: hagfishes family Myxinidae , Myxinidae
type of slime mushroom Fischer's slime mushroom , white slime mushroom
genus of slime molds that grow on dung and decaying vegetation genus Dictostylium
type genus of Plasmodiophoraceae comprising minute plant parasitic fungi similar to and sometimes included among the slime molds genus Plasmodiophora , Plasmodiophora
bacteria that form colonies in self-produced slime; inhabit moist soils or decaying plant matter or animal waste gliding bacteria , myxobacter , myxobacteria , myxobacterium , slime bacteria
multinucleate sheet of cytoplasm characteristic of some stages of such organisms as slime molds plasmodium
property resembling or being covered with slime sliminess
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