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a large, diverse group; important as pathogens, decay organisms, food, and in industrial processes such as brewing, and wine and cheese making
fungi
study of fungi
mycology
any disease caused by a fungus
mycosis
have cell walls of chitin, a polysaccharide; eukaryotic; all are chemoheterotrophic: parasitic or saprophtic; single- or multicellular; microscopic to "the world's largest organism"; all are nonmotile
fungi
fungi usually have a filamentous(threadlke)structure; threads are called ________.
Hyphae
fungi are all gram positive, all produce spores; usually two kinds of spores, what are they?
Asexual and Sexual
whole fungus is called
mycelium (a mass of hyphae)
formed by fusion of 2 cells (various mating processes)
sexual
formed by cell division(mitosis)
asexual
a fungus that grows as a mass of loose hyphae
mold
aseptate hyphae;asexual spores are sporangiospores contained in a sporangium (sporecase); bread mold
Rhizopus sp.
common decay organism and source of antibiotics;septate hyphae; asexual spores are conidia (naked spores in chains);sexual spores are ascospores in a sac
Penicillium sp.
common decay organism and occasional pathogen (usually in lungs; septate hyphae; asexual spores are conidia (naked spores in chains);sexual spores are ascospores in a sac
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