Fungi

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Fungi
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2015-03-06 10:03:58
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Unit 1, Lecture 6
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  1. What is the kingdom closest to animals?
    Fungi
  2. What supergroup are fungi a part of?
    Unikonta
  3. What are the three types of fungi?
    • Yeasts
    • Molds
    • Mushrooms
  4. Describe yeasts
    unicellular, microscopic
  5. Describe molds
    filamentous, microscopic
  6. Describe mushrooms
    macroscopic
  7. What are mycelium?
    a network of hyphae that surround and infiltrate material on which fungus feeds
  8. What are hyphae?
    tubular filaments, their cell wall contains chitin
  9. What is the purpose of penicillin?
    to inhibit transpeptidation (formation of cross-links in peptidoglycan)
  10. What are the 5 types of fungi?
    Chytrids, Zygomycetes, Glomeromycetes, Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes
  11. What type of fungi is penicillin?
    Ascomycetes
  12. What are haustoria?
    specialized hyphae that penetrate root cell wall

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