Fungi - Fungi A. Common Characteristics 1. Domain: Eukarya...

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Unformatted text preview: Fungi A. Common Characteristics 1. Domain: Eukarya 2. Kingdom: Fungi 3. Cell Walls: Chitin 4. Unicellular- yeast 5. Hyphae- Multicellular, long filament a. septate- monokaryotic and dikaryotic, haploid, ascomycetes, basidiomycetes, Deuteromycetes (Fungi imperfecti) b. aseptate- coenocytic, no walls to separate nuclei, multinucleate, primitive; Zygomycetes 6. Mycelium- visible mass of hyphae, cottony, powdery, fleshy a. aerial- above substrate (above ground, surface)- fertile porish (where spores are) b. vegetative- below substrate, rhizoids 7. Absorptive heterotrophs B. Classification 1. Zygomycetes- zygospores 2. Ascomycetes- ascospore 3. Basidiomycetes- Basidiospores 4. Deuteromycetes- (fungi imperfecti) no sex C. Zygomycetes- Conjugation Fungi 1. Rhizopus stolonifer 2. Reproduction a. Asexual- aplanospore- non motile (non flagellated), encased within a sac (mother cell), mode of transportation- wind- coenocytic- multi-nucleic- fragmentation- break off piece and that piece will grow into...
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