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Large, multicellular eukaryotes that occupy terrestrial environments; absorb nutrition from other organisms
Cross-walls that break hyphae into cell-like compartments; have pores that enable materials, including organelles/nuclei, to flow between compartments
Ectomycorrhizal Fungi (EMF)
Form sheaths around trees; cleave peptide bonds in decaying material, transmit nutrition to trees
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF)/Endomycorrhizal Fungi
Penetrates interior of treee, cell walls; transfer phosphorus to trees
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