English

First record of the parasitic aquatic oomycete Ducellieria chodatii from Pirin Mts (Bulgaria) with notes on its taxonomy, life cycle and ecology

Maya P. Stoyneva, Blagoy A. Uzunov & Georg Gärtner

Stoyneva M. P., Uzunov B. A. & Gärtner G. (2013) First record of the parasitic aquatic oomycete Ducellieria chodatii from Pirin Mts (Bulgaria) with notes on its taxonomy, life cycle and ecology. – Sydowia 65 (1): 1–12. DOI:10.12905/0380.sydowia65(1)2013-0001; http://dx.doi.org/10.12905/0380.sydowia65(1)2013-0001.

Abstract:

The present paper provides data on the new record of the interesting organism, transferred from algae to oomycotic stramenopilous fungi, Ducellieria chodatii, from south-eastern Europe (Bulgaria), which is also its first record for the region of Pirin Mts in the country. Additionally discussion on the taxonomy, life cycle and ecology of the species is provided.

Keywords: aquatic parasitic stramenopiles, taxonomy, life cycle, Coelastrum stage, pollen.