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    The Fungi Help

    Introduction to The Fungi Slime molds are fungus-like protists. Being thin, slimy, and amoeba-shaped, the slime molds feed on decomposing organic matter. This technically makes them saprobes ( SAH -probes) or “rotten” ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Basic Body Plan and Reproduction of the Fungi Help

    Introduction to The Basic Body Plan and Reproduction of the Fungi In addition to the common characteristics already mentioned, there is also a basic body plan shared by most multicellular fungi. For illustration purposes, we will use a ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Major Groups of Fungi Help

    Introduction to The Major Groups of Fungi More than 100,000 different species of fungi have been identified, yet mycologists (my- KAHL -uh- jists ) – “those who specialize in the study of ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Lichens: Where Fungi Mix with Algae Help

    Introduction to The Lichens: Where Fungi Mix with Algae Another unusual group closely related to the fungi are the lichens ( LIE -kens). This term derives from ancient Greek and originally meant, “that which ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Parasitic Fungi and Their Victims Help

    Introduction to Parasitic Fungi and Their Victims Since certain fungi are parasites, it is only to be expected that some will cause the disease or death of their infected hosts. And those that are potentially pathogenic are nearly impossible ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Fungi Practice Test

    If necessary, review: Fungi Help Fungal Body Plan and ...

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