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1

Are fungi multi or unicellular?

They are mostly multicellular except for yeast.

2

What plant like structure do fungi have?

Cell walls.

3

Are fungi heterotrophs or autotrophs?

They are heterotrophs (parasites and saprotrophs).

4

What are thallophytes?

No roots, stems, or leaves.

5

Are fungi thallophytes?

Yes.

6

How do fungi reproduce?

Asexually and sexually.

7

What do fungi produced?

Spores.

8

What are 3 types of bread mold?

Rhizoids, stolons, and sporangiophore.

9

What are rhizoids?

root like anchors to bread

10

How do rhizoids survive (in terms of energy)?

They take in bread as food.

11

How do rhizoids take in the bread?

They secrete digestive enzymes which goes into the mold.

12

What does mold do over time?

Mold decays over times.

13

What are stolons?

Horizontal hyphae that lays on the bread

14

What's a pickup line mushrooms use all the time?

Hey you've stolon my heart because you're such a fungi. LOLOLOLOL by Aanandi M

15

Where do mycelium grow?

Underground

16

How does fungi benefit us?

causes decay, fights diseases, provide food, and makes chemicals

17

In what ways are fungi bad for us?

poisonous fungi, can cause diseases, and spoil food.

18

Why does fungi cause decay?

It is a saprotroph

19

How do fungi provide food?

mushroom are edible fungi, bread is made from yeast, beets, carrots, potatoes, cheese.

20

How many spores do stolon produce?

100,000's but most don't make it because they are at the mercy of the air.

21

What percentage of spores die?

95%

22

What is mold?

Fungi with broken cell walls on food.

23

Why does mold spread?

If it stays in one place, it will eventually stay in one place and finish the food source (bread).

24

What are sporangiophores?

Vertical hyphae that grows heightwise.

25

What is the function of sporangiophores?

To spread spores because the higher up the spores, the easier it is for them to land elsewhere.

26

What is Mycelium?

Loosely tangled hyphae.

27

What is hyphae?

Branched filaments of fungi.

28

What is the least likely fungi to occur?

Multicellular hyphae that have intact cell walls.

29

What fungi are most likely to occur?

Multicellular hyphae with broken or no cell wall.

30

What is the part of the mushroom above ground called?

Fruiting body.