Resources

Culturing Protocols” and “Media Recipes” Overview

This part of the website is under construction. Currently we have some basic information on working with pure cultures and the media that are commonly used to culture chytrids in the two links below.

References

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Boyle DG, Hyatt AD, Daszak P, Berger L, Longcore JE, Porter D, Hengstberger SG, Olsen V. 2003. Cryo-archiving of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and other chytridiomycetes. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 56:59–64. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao056059 Emerson R. 1958. Mycological organization. Mycologia 50:589 –621. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3756168

Longcore JE. 1992. Morphology, occurrence and zoospore ultrastructure of Podochytrium dentatum sp. nov. (Chytridiales). Mycologia 84:183–192. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3760849

Longcore JE, Simmons DR. 2012. The Polychytriales ord. nov. contains chitinophilic members of the rhizophlyctoid alliance. Mycologia 104:276–294. http://dx.doi.org/10.3852/11-193

Murray CL, Lovett JS. 1966. Nutritional requirements of the chytrid Karlingia asterocysta, an obligate chitinophile. American Journal of Botany 53: 469–476. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/2440345

Simmons DR, James TY, Meyer AF, Longcore JE. 2009. Lobulomycetales, a new order in the Chytridiomycota. Mycological Research 113:450–460. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mycres.2008.11.019