LectureOutline_10Mar2010 - endomycorrhizae Fungal life...

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Lecture Outline, Biol 152, 10 March 2010 Chapter 31 – Fungi Some terms to know going into lecture, as well as the broad topics that will be covered: Fungal body form: filamentous or unicellular hypha (pl: hyphae) mycelium (pl: mycelia) septate coenocytic (= aseptate) Fungal nutritional types: heterotrophs with external digestion saprophytic parasitic (including mycoses, singular: mycosis) mutualistic ectomycorrhizae
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Unformatted text preview: endomycorrhizae Fungal life cycle: haploid phase is dominant, add a heterokaryotic phase plasmogamy karyogamy heterokaryotic • Before class: look over the sexual and asexual life cycles for the different fungal phyla. Fungal diversity: currently divided into 5+ main phyla, main characteristics? “Deuteromycota”? Lichens : fungus + autotroph Chytridiomycota Zygomycota Glomeromycota Ascomycota Basidiomycota...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2010 for the course BIOL 152 taught by Professor Niedenthal during the Spring '09 term at Kansas.

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