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Vocabulary for Fungi, lesson 4.
|Fungus||A eukaryotic organism that has cell walls, uses spores to reproduce, and is a heterotroph that feeds by absorbing its food.|
|Hyphae||The branching, threadlike tubes that make the bodies of multi-cellular fungi.|
|Fruiting Body||The reproductive structure of a fungus that contains many hyphae and produces spores.|
|Budding||A form of asexual reproduction in which a new organism grows out of the body of a parent.|
|Lichen||The combination of a fungus and either an alga or an autotrophic bacterium that live together in a relationship that benefits both organisms.|