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Fungi and Protist

Protists Eukariotic, one or many celled organism that live in wet and moist envirnments
Algae Chlorophyll containing plant-like protist that use photosynthesis
Flagellum Long, whiplike structure that helps organisms move
Protozoan One-celled, animal-like protist that can live anywhere
Cilia Short, threadlike structures that extend from the membrane and helps it move quickly
Pseudopod Temperary extentrisons taht help organisms move or catch food
Photosynthesis Chlorophyll containing organisms, that use energy from light, changes carbon dioxcide and water into sugar
Hyphae Many celled tubes that form the body of a fungus
Spore Waterproof cell of a fungus that can grow into another organism ( reproductive)
Basidium Club fungi in a shape of a club an produces spores
Ascus Saclike, spore producing structure of sac fungi
Budding Asexual reproduction when identical organism forms on the side of the parent
Sporangium Round spore case of zygote fungi
Lichen Organism made up of fungus and green algae or cynobacteria
Mycorrhizae Network of hyphae, plant roots absorbs water and minerals from soil
Mycelium Tangled mass of threadlike hyphae
Saprophytes Uses dead organisms as food and helps recycle nutrients
Fruiting Body Reproductive structure of the mushroom
Phylum Basidiomycota Club Fungi
Phylum Ascomycota Sac Fungi
Phylum Zygomycota Zygote Fungi
Rhizopus Stolonifer Scientific name for bread mold
Created by: ellbell546
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