Unformatted text preview: as part of syngamy (fertilization). Lichen The symbiotic collective formed by the mutualistic association between a fungus and a photosynthetic alga or cyanobacterium. Lignin (lig´-nin) A hard material embedded in the cellulose matrix of vascular plant cell walls that provides structural support in terrestrial species. Mold Informal term for a fungus that grows as a filamentous fungus, producing haploid spores by...
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- Fungi, haploid nuclei, Mutualistic association, certain symbiotic fungi, Mold Informal term