fungi are heterotrophs that acquire their nutrients by
powerful hydrolytic molecules secreted by fungus that digest food outside its body
____ fungi absorb nutrients from nonliving organisms
_____ fungi absorb nutrients from the cells of living hosts
_____ fungi absorb nutrients from a host, but they reciprocate with function that benefits their partner
the tiny filaments that make up the vegetative bodies of most fungi
a mat of interwoven hyphae
fungal hyphae have cell walls that are made up mainly of ____, a strong but flexible nitro-gen containing polysaccharide
cross walls that divide hyphae of fungi into multiple cells
_____ fungi consist of a continuous cytoplasmic mass with hundreds of nuclei
fusion of haploid nuclei contributed by two parents
cytoplasmic fusion of two parent cells
parasitic fungi have modified hyphae that are nutrient absorbing and penetrate tissues of their host
origin of fungi, aquatic, some saprobes, chitinous cell walls, flagellated zoospores
terrestrial fungi, both asexual and sexual, hyphae are coenocytic
sac fungi that produce sexual spores, yeast to morels, variety of habitats
mutualistic associations of fungi with roots of plants, greatly increase absorptive surface of plant roots
club fungi have long-lived dikaryotic mycelia, transient diploid stage, decomposers of lignin, rusts and smuts destructive
symbiotic association of photosynthetic organisms in a mesh of fungal hyphae
fungi that form mychorrhizae
plant hormone that causes fruit to ripen and stimulates fungal spores to germinate
general term for a fungal infection, such as ringworm
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