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(Lower Plants) (lower plants)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Informal)

CHROMISTA (algae)
CERCOZOA (a phylum of protozoans), eg: Euglypha compressa (a testate rhizopod) - Living? animal CILIOPHORA (a phylum of chromist protozoans), eg: Unidentified Vorticella (Unidentified A Genus Of Ciliate Protozoans) - Cell GLOBOTHALAMEA (a class of foraminiferans), eg: Elphidium crispum (a foraminiferan) - Shell - top view MYZOZOA (a phylum of protozoans), eg: Glenodinium cinctum (a dinoflagellate) - Cell OCHROPHYTA (a phylum of chromists), eg: Pelvetia canaliculata (Channelled Wrack) - Thallus OOMYCOTA (a group of mainly plant-parasitic fungi), eg: Phytophthora infestans (Potato Blight, Potato Late Blight & Tomato Blight (Causative Agent)) - Lesions on leaf Unidentified Chromista (Unidentified Algae), eg: Unidentified Chromista (Unidentified Algae) - Cells on tubes (Chlorophyta/Xanthophyta) (filamentous alga sp), eg: Ulva lactuca (Sea Lettuce) - Thallus
Species 153 subtaxa 207 ident refs
FUNGI S.S. (true fungi)
Anamorphic fungi (mitosporic fungi), eg: (Coelomycetes) (stem- and leaf-fungi) - Leaf spots on leaf under surface - close-up ASCOMYCOTA (spore shooters), eg: Tuber aestivum (Summer Truffle) - Fruitbody - dried BASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers), eg: Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) - Cap - top view (Ectomycorrhizal fungi) (fungi that form ectomycorrhizae), eg: Rozites caperatus (The Gypsy) - Fruitbody - side view - in situ (Gasteromycetes) (puffballs, earthstars,  earthballs, stinkhorns, truffles etc.), eg: Phallus impudicus var. impudicus (Stinkhorn) - Fruitbodies - in situ (Micromycetes) (microfungi), eg: Marchandiomyces corallinus (a lichenicolous anamorphic basidiomycete) - In situ (Macromycetes) (larger fungi, macrofungi), eg: Lactarius blennius (Slimy Milk-cap, Beech Milkcap) - Fruitbody - oblique view - in situ BLASTOCLADIOMYCOTA (a phylum of fungi), eg: Physoderma asphodeli (a chytridiomycete fungus) - Leaf top surface - lesion - close-up CHYTRIDIOMYCOTA (chytridomycete fungi, chytrids), eg: Unidentified Chytridium (Unidentified A Genus Of Chytridiomycete Fungi) - Galled Vaucheria geminata reproductive structure ZYGOMYCOTA (pin moulds), eg: Unidentified Mucor (Unidentified A Genus Of Pinmoulds) - Sporangiophores Unidentified Fungi s.s. (Unidentified True Fungi), eg: Unidentified Fungi s.s. (Unidentified True Fungi) - Fruitbody (Lichenes) (lichens), eg: (Lichenes) (lichens) - Apothecia
Informal 4158 subtaxa 4925 ident refs
RHODOPHYTA Wettstein, 1901 (red seaweeds)
BANGIOPHYCEAE (a class of red seaweeds), eg: Unidentified Porphyra (Unidentified Purple Lavers) - In situ FLORIDEOPHYCEAE (a class of red seaweeds), eg: Calliblepharis jubata (Lance-shaped Eyelash Weed) - Plant
Unidentified 34 subtaxa 38 ident refs
BRYOPHYTA (mosses and Liverworts)
ANDREAEOPSIDA (rock mosses), eg: Andreaea rupestris (Black Rock-moss) - Close-up BRYOPSIDA (mosses), eg: Rhytidiadelphus loreus (Little Shaggy-moss) - Close-up POLYTRICHOPSIDA (a class of mosses), eg: Polytrichum commune (Common Haircap) - Fertile plant SPHAGNOPSIDA (bog mosses), eg: Sphagnum denticulatum (Cow-horn Bog-moss) - Plant - side view TETRAPHIDOPSIDA (a class of mosses), eg: Tetraphis pellucida (Pellucid Four-tooth Moss) - Gemmae
Species 142 subtaxa 50 ident refs
Charophyta (stoneworts and other charaphycean algae)
CHAROPHYCEAE (stoneworts), eg: Chara hispida s.s. (Bristly Stonewort) - Shoot tip with chalky covering removed ZYGNEMATOPHYCEAE (desmids and filamentous charophycean algae), eg: Actinotaenium cucurbita (a desmid) - Cell - two views
Species 57 subtaxa 41 ident refs
CHLOROPHYTA Pascher, 1914 (green algae)
CHLOROPHYCEAE (a class of green algae), eg: Unidentified Stigeoclonium (Unidentified A Genus Of Green Algae) - Thallus TREBOUXIOPHYCEAE (a class of green algae), eg: Schizochlamydella delicatula (an alga) - Colony ULVOPHYCEAE (a class of green algae), eg: Ulva lactuca (Sea Lettuce) - Thallus
Unidentified 44 subtaxa 29 ident refs
(Fungi s.l.) (fungi (in the broad sense))
OOMYCOTA (a group of mainly plant-parasitic fungi), eg: Phytophthora infestans (Potato Blight, Potato Late Blight & Tomato Blight (Causative Agent)) - Lesions on leaf FUNGI S.S. (true fungi), eg: Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) - Cap - top view MYXOGASTREA (slime moulds), eg: Mucilago crustacea var. crustacea (a slime mould) - Fruitbody
Species 4310 subtaxa 10162 ident refs
(Seaweeds) (differentiated, multicellular, marine algae)
PHAEOPHYCEAE (brown seaweeds), eg: Pelvetia canaliculata (Channelled Wrack) - Thallus RHODOPHYTA (red seaweeds), eg: Calliblepharis jubata (Lance-shaped Eyelash Weed) - Plant ULVOPHYCEAE (a class of green algae), eg: Ulva lactuca (Sea Lettuce) - Thallus
Species 75 subtaxa 132 ident refs

Suggested Literature

(Lower Plants) may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 75370 feeding and other relationships of (Lower Plants) (lower plants)

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