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Learning Objectives Chapter 31: Fungi Concept 31.1: Fungi are heterotrophs that feed by absorption List the characteristics that distinguish fungi from members of other multicellular kingdoms. Explain how fungi acquire their nutrients. Describe the basic body plan of a fungus. Distinguish between ectomycorrhizae and arbuscular mycorrhizae Concept 31.2: Fungi produce spores through sexual or asexual life cycles Describe the processes of plasmogamy and karyogamy in fungi. Explain the significance of heterokaryotic stages in fungal life cycles. Concept 31.3: The ancestor of fungi was an aquatic, single-celled, flagellated protist Describe the evidence that suggests that Fungi and Animalia are sister kingdoms. Concept 31.4: Fungi have radiated into a diverse set of lineages
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Unformatted text preview: • Describe the life cycle of the black bread mold, Rhizopus stolonifer (Phylum Zygomycota). • Describe the ecological role of fungi in the phylum Glomeromycota. • Distinguish among the Zygomycota, Ascomycota, and Basidiomycota. Include a description of the sexual structure that characterizes each group and list some common examples of each group. Concept 31.5: Fungi have a powerful impact on ecosystems and human welfare • Describe some of the roles of fungi in ecosystems. • List some common examples of fungus-plant mutualisms and fungal-animal symbioses. • Describe the structure of a lichen. Explain the roles of the fungal component and the algal component of the lichen....
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