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Give the genus/specie name for a type of mold which causes fungus balls in the lungs of immuno-compromised patients. Aspergillus niger
The branching filamentous cellular morphology of molds. Hyphae
The general cellular morphology of yeasts. Round or Oval
The term for organisms which are heterotrophic and obtain their nutrients from dead or decaying animals or plants. Saprobes
Name all the types of sexual spores of fungi. Zygospores, Ascospores, Basidiospores
Fungal cell walls are composed of : Chitin
Not having septa. Non-septate
Name 2 general types of microscopic fungi. Yeasts & Molds
Name all the types of non-sexual spores of fungi. Sporangiospores & Conidiospores (Blastospores, Arthrospores, Chlamydospores)
Yeasts that have both mold and yeast life cycle stages. Dimorphic
Name the genus/specie of yeast used in bread and beer making. Saccharomyces cerevisiae
The woven or intertwining mass of hyphae which form a mat-like structure in molds. Mycelium
Give the genus/specie name for a type of mold which produces a natural antibiotic. Penicillium notatum
Give the genus/specie name for a type of mold which commonly grows on bread, and is therefore known as "bread mold". Rhizopus stolonifer
Name the genus/specie of yeast that can cause vulvovaginitis. Candida albicans
What is the causative agent of thrush? Candida albicans
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