FUNGI Areeb- Halah - Joud -Lama 9B (fungi can be distinguished from…
Areeb- Halah - Joud -Lama 9B
fungi can be distinguished from plants by:
hype grow underground and form fruiting body
Cell wall (Chitin in fungi and cellulose in plants)
mycelium is a net-like mass of underground hyphae
Hyphae( Long chains of cells that help fungi absorb nutrients
nutrition in fungi
fungi produce enzymes to break down their food before they absorbs it.
characteristics of fungi:
Appear similar to plants, but do not possess chloroplasts or photosynthesize
Yeast is a unicellular fungi found in substances containing sugar.
Major features of fungi
septa : have large pores to allow nutrients, cytoplasm, and organelles to flow between cells.
aseptate : they lack cross wall . they move food faster than the septa because the don't have cross wall
Classification of fungi
2 : patterns of reproduction
Asexual : budding , fragmentation , producing spores
Sexual : producing spores
1 : structure