Unformatted text preview: classification. The first of the five kingdoms is Monera (in some books, Prokaryotae). Prokaryotes, such as bacteria and cyanobacteria (formerly, blue-green algae), are in this kingdom; the second kingdom, Protista, includes protozoa, unicellular algae, and slime molds, all of which are eukaryotes and single-celled; in the third kingdom, Fungi, are the molds, mushrooms, and yeasts. These organisms are eukaryotes that absorb simple nutrients from the soil (Figure 1 ). The remaining two kingdoms are Plantae (plants) and Animalia (animals)....
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- Bacteria, Cornell University, Robert Whittaker, unicellular algae