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complex carbohydrate that makes up the cell walls of fungi; also found in the external skeletons of arthropods
many hyphae tangled together into a thick mass; comprises the bodies of multicellular fungi
slender reproductive structure that produces spores and is found in some funguslike protists; reproductive structure of fungus that develops from a mycelium
in fungi, a rootlike hypha that penetrates the surface of an object; in mosses, a long thin cell that anchors the moss to the ground and absorbs water and minerals from the surrounding soil
in fungi, a stemlike hypha that runs along the surface of an object; in plants, a long, trailing stem that produces roots when it touches the ground
stucuture within the fruiting body of an ascomycete in which two nuclei of different mating types fuse
asexual process by which yeasts increase in number; process of attaching a bud to a plant to produce a new branch
member of the fungal phylum Ascomycota, commonly called sac fungus; name comes from the saclike structure in which the spores develop
member of the fungal phylum Basidiomycota, commonly called club fungus; name comes from the club-like shape of the basidium
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