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Unformatted text preview: a volva? 26. The earth is populated by at least 50,000 different species of saprobic fungi. Such a large number is possible, in part because these species specialize to some degree so they are not all competing for the same resource. How might a fungal species be specialized as a saprobe in ways that would differentiate it from other fungal saprobes? 27. Describe the essential features of the life history of the dung fungus, Pilobolus 28. The cattle lung‐worm takes advantage of Pilobolus’ dispersal mechanism. Explain how this is accomplished. 29. In what way can dung fungi be useful to paleontologists? 30. Only fungi are capable of fully...
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/22/2014 for the course SAS 30 taught by Professor Wilhelm during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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