Fungi Groups - Fungi Groups

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Fungi Groups major fungi groups  - Chytridiomycota, Zygomycota, Basidiomycota, Asomycota  Chytridiomycota - aquatic fungi w/ flagella o proves that fungi/animals first originated from water Zygomycota - includes bread molds, Glomales (helps terrestrial plants) o no septa until they form sporangia/gametangia o zygosporangium - area where haploid nuclei fuse, has a thick coat to help fungus survive in bad conditions Basidiomycota - includes mushrooms, toadstools, rusts, smuts o basidium - club-shaped reproductive structure o meiosis occurs immediately after diploid cell forms o primary mycelium - made of monokaryotic hyphae o secondary mycelium - made of dikaryotic hyphae o basidiocarps - mushroom tops, consists of only secondary mycelium Ascomycota - contains 75% of known fungi o bread yeasts, truffles, common molds o ascus - saclike reproductive structure o meiosis occurs immediately after diploid cell forms o 8 haploid ascospores form from diploid cell o
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course BSC BSC1005 taught by Professor Orlando,rebecca during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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