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Protists and fungus


What is plant like protist also called? algae
What are the groups of plant-like protists? diatoms, dinoflagellates, euglenoids, red algae, green algae and brown algae
What characteristics do euglenoids have? of animal and plants
What are animal like protists known as? protozoans
How are plant like protists classified? by how they move
What are the two groups of animal like protists? ciliates and flagellates
What is an example of ciliates? paramecium
What are the three groups of fungus like protists? downy mildews, slime molds and water molds
What do fungus like protists spores have? flagella
What are the characteristics of plant like protists? have chlorophyll, use photosynthesis, and have cell walls
What characteristics do animal like protists have? they cant make their own food, capture other organisms for food, dont have cell walls, have a specialized way to move from place to place
What characteristics do fungus like protists have? they cant make own food, absorb food from surroundings and some have cell walls
What is an example of club fungi? mushroom
What are the spores of club fungi? basidium
What is an example of sac fungi? yeasts and molds
What are the three main types of fungus? club fungi, sac fungi and zygote fungi
What are the spores of sac fungi called? ascus
What are some examples of zygote mold? fuzzy black mold
What are the spores of zygote fungi? sporangium
What is imperfect fungi? hasn't been seen to or doesnt reproduce
What is an example of imperfect fungi? penicillium (penicillin)
Why is fungi important? produce disease, destroy crops, are decomposers and are used in medicine
Why are lichens important? important food source for animals, help monitor pollution levels and weather rocks.
What is basidium? club shaped spores of club fungi
What is ascus? sac like structured pores of sac fungi
What are sporangium? round shaped spores in zygote fungi
What is budding? sexual reproduction when a new organism forms on the side of the parent organism
What is algae? plant like protists
What are hyphae? mass of many celled threadlike tubes
Whats a pseudopod? fake foot
What are cilia? short, threadlike structures that extend from the cell membrane
What are protozoans? one celled animal like protists
What are saprophytes? organisms that absorb food from dead or decaying tissues of other organisms
Whats a spore? waterproof reproductive cell
Whats a protist? one or many celled organisms that live in moist or wet surroundings
What is mycorrhizae? a network of hyphae and roots
Whats a flagellum? long, thin whiplike structure used for movement
What do water molds feed on? dead organisms
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