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