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a fungus that grows in the form of a tangled mass of filaments.


Single-celled fungus that reproduces asexually by binary fission or by the pinching of small buds off a parent cell


branching, threadlike tubes that make up the bodies of multicellular fungi


Complex carbohydrate that makes up the cell walls of fungi


the branch of botany that studies fungi and fungus-caused diseases


The densely branched network of hyphae in a fungus.


the cells that make up hyphae are divided by these cross sections

coenocytic hyphae

hyphae that contain no septa and appear as long, continuous cells with many nuclei


asexual reproduction in which a part of the parent organism pinches off and forms a new organism


A means of asexual reproduction whereby a single parent breaks into parts that regenerate into whole new individuals.


the hyphae that anchors the mold to the surface of the bread and that penetrates the breads surface


Stemlike hyphae that runs along the surface of the food source


a sexual reproductive structure that contains a nucleus of a mating type


Symbiotic association between a fungus and a photosynthetic organism


Symbiotic association between fungi and plant roots


the sac in ascomycetes in which the sexual spores are formed.


Common molds, have life cycles that include zygospore


Taxonomic phylum of fungi which produce basidiospores sexually and contain mushrooms


Sac fungi, contains ascus, structure of reproduction that contain spores.

fungi imperfecti

Fungi that is unclassified due to no discovery of a sexual cycle.

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