Synonym and Classification Data for Prototheca spp.
This genus is not a fungus, but is listed here because of its historical relationship(s) with medical mycology.
Notes on this Genus
This a genus of algae. It does, however, occasionally cause disease in people and it sort of looks like a fungus under the microscope.
Species in this genus
- Prototheca wickerhamii
- Prototheca zopfii