Biology Chapter 11-3

Biology Chapter 11-3 - 1 Chapter 11 Section 3 Fungi Fungi...

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Chapter 11 Section 3 - Fungi Fungi are everywhere. A fungus (singular) can help us make food. Cheese, bread, and soy sauce all use fungus. The mushrooms on a pizza is a type of fungus. fungus - organism whose cells have nuclei, rigid cell walls, and no chlorophyll and belong to the kingdom Fungi. Fungus characteristics heterotrophs cannot catch food must live on or near food some are consumers many are decomposers some are parasites eukaryotic cells cells made of chains called hyphae hyphae make up a twisted mass called mycelium hidden from view underneath the ground Reproduction Can be sexual or asexual. Asexual occurs two ways: the hyphae break apart, and each part becomes a new fungus the production of spores
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course BIO BSC1010 taught by Professor Gwenhauner during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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Biology Chapter 11-3 - 1 Chapter 11 Section 3 Fungi Fungi...

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