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fungus simple organism that absorb food from their environment
penicillin an antibiotic made by the mold species
fungi plural form of fungus
sac fungi fungi that make their spores in sacks
chitin a chemical found in the cell walls of fungi, as well as in the shells of lobsters
heterotrophs organisms that get their food by consuming other living or once living things
nucleus a membrane bound structure within a cell that contains the genetic information the cell needs to grow and divide
hyphae the long strands that make up the body of a fungus
decomposers organisms that are responsible for breaking down organic matter decomposing it into a simpler form and recycling nutrients into the soil
mycologists the scientists who study fungi
club fungi fungi that produce spores on little structures that look like clubs
spores the reproductive cells of fungi. Each spore has the capacity to develop into a new fungus
mushroom the fruiting body of a fungus, containing a cap with spore producing gills resting on top of a stalk
molds fungi that have the simplest reproductive spores in the Kingdom Fungi
antibiotic a drug that interferes with the growth of bacteria. Penicillin made by mold was the first antibiotic
mycelium the mass of tangled interwoven hyphae that forms the main body of a fungus
organic matter anything that is or once was alive
Created by: crazyfish11anne