Fungi 2 - Subkingdom – Eumycota –”True Fungi” • Have rigid cell walls • Have hyphae which form a complex web the mycelium 2 Aseptate

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Kingdom -- Fungi Eukaryotic Lack photosynthetic pigments Multicellular Heterotrophic absorption Modes of life 1. Saprophytic = eats dead material 2. Parasitic 3. Mutualistic: lichens and mycorrhizae
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Classification of Fungi Subkingdom -- Gymnomycota -- slime molds -- amoeboid stage in life cycle Division --- Myxomycophyta – plasmodial slime mold Plasmodium Zygote (2n) Spores (n) Myxamebae (n)
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Evolution of Fungi 1. Monophyletic Hypothesis Protozoa True Fungi Slime Molds
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Division -- Acrasiomycota -- cellular slime molds Acrasin This is chemical that was isolated many years ago which caused the amoebae to aggregate Later found to be the chemical Cyclic AMP , which is a derivative of ATP Acts as an intracellular signal affecting numerous cellular pathways
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Unformatted text preview: Subkingdom – Eumycota –”True Fungi” • Have rigid cell walls • Have hyphae which form a complex web, the mycelium 2. Aseptate • Have Spores sexual or asexual 1. Septate Eumycota classification 1. Division Oomycota water molds dew molds have swimming gametes 2. Division Zygomycota bread molds sporangiophores Bread rhizoids 3. Division Ascomycetes “sac fungi” 4. Division Basidiomycota Club Fungi Mushrooms and Toadstools Bracket or Shelf Fungi Coral Fungi 5. Division Deuteromycota • Fungi Imperfecti” • Athletes Foot 2. Monophyletic Hypothesis Protozoa Slime Molds True Fungi 3. Polyphyletic Hypothesis Protozoa Slime Molds Oomycota Zygomycota Ascomycota Basidiomycota...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course BIO 200 taught by Professor Herreid during the Spring '07 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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Fungi 2 - Subkingdom – Eumycota –”True Fungi” • Have rigid cell walls • Have hyphae which form a complex web the mycelium 2 Aseptate

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