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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- Spring '08
- Fungi, Ascomycota, Arbuscular mycorrhizae, Explain how fungi