Phycomycetes (Algal fungi):
(a) Phycomycetes are called algal fungi (Phycus = alga) because of aquatic habitat and form of thallus.
(b) They have aseptate and coenocytic mycelium.
(c) Asexual reproduction occurs through zoospores and aplanospores produced in sporangia.
(d) Sexual reproduction takes place by similar (isogamy) or dissimilar (anisogamy) or (oogamy) gametes, e.g., Rhizopus, Albugo etc