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Microbiology 1 - Fungi

fungi biology kingdom, most opportunistic group, heterotrophic, no chlorophyll
mycology study of fungi
mycoses fungal disease
thallus body of fungus
mycelium loosely organized mass of threadlike structures called hyphae
fungi cycle haplotic
2 forms of fungi nutrition saprophytic & parasitic
saprophytic dead/decaying matter
parasitic living matter
fungi reproduction asexual & sexual
asexual reproduction mitotic cell division
sexual reproduction plasmogamy & karyogamy
plasmogamy 2 gametes show fusion of cytoplasm, produces dikaryotic cell if nuclei fail to unite
Karyogamy when 2 nuclei fuse, produces a zygote
3 major groups based on gross morphology molds, yeasts, mushrooms,
molds filamentous hayphae, multicellular
yeasts unicellular w/blastospores(buds)
mushrooms multicellular 3-D
4 major phylums (classes of fungi) zygomycota, ascomycota, basidiomycota, deuteromycota
deuteromycota no sexual spores, other 3 have sexual spores
Created by: JYarger