*I.B. Prasher and Nisha Sharma
Department of Botany, Panjab University, Chandigarh - 160 014
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In the present paper ten species of water moulds belonging to Oomycota and
Chytridiomycota have been described from Chandigarh and adjoining areas.
Saprolegnia turfosa, S. unispora, S. australis, Achlya racemosa, A. spiraccaulis
and Apodachlya minima are recorded for the first time from Chandigarh and
are new records for India. Pythium Khulbe Prasher and Sharma is being described
as a new species. Nowakowskiella elegans and Pythium multisporum are being
reported for the first time from Chandigarh and adjoining area.
Key words: : Aquatic fungi, Chandigarh, India.