Pathology - b) Characteristics of Fungi a. Except for...

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Fungi a) Importance of Fungi a. Decay (nutrient recycling) b. Diseases of plants and animals c. Food and food production (meat substitutes) d. Sources of Chemicals (medicines, organic acids) e. Fermentation (bread making/alcohol) f. Mutualistic relationships (mycorrhizae, lichens) g. Bioremediation (can decontaminate things) h. Experimental organisms
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Unformatted text preview: b) Characteristics of Fungi a. Except for single-celled forms known as yeasts, fungi are composed of microscopic thread like filaments known as hyphae b. Virtually all species reproduce by spores c. Most exhibit both sexual and asexual reproduction d. All are heterotrophs e. All are eukaryotes f....
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