Any of the lower fungi, which typically form a nonseptate mycelium.
- Subdivisions Mastigomycotina and Zygomycotina; formerly placed in a class Phycomycetes.
- From one case they isolated many colonies of a phycomycete, Basidiobolus, not hitherto known to infect mammals.
- Protein and RNA syntheses were examined during hyphal germ tube emergence from sporangiospores of a dimorphic phycomycete, Mucor racemosus.
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