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Parasite An organism that invades the body of another organism
Imperfect Fungi Fungi that do not fit into other standard groups of fungi
Protozoa Animal-like protists that are single-celled consumers
Algae Plant-like protists that convert the sun's energy into food through photosynthesis
Host The organism that is harmed by a parasite
Lichen Made of a fungus and an alga that grow intertwined
Protist Any eukaryotic organism that is part of the kingdom Protista
Thread A fungi that includes black bread mold
Pseudopodia What amoebas use to move around
Hyphae Chains of cells that make up multicellular fungi.
Club Fungi The group of fungi that includes umbrella-shaped mushrooms and puffballs
Funguslike Protist A protist that obtains its food from dead organic matter or from the body of another organism
Spore A small reproductive cell protected by a thick cell wall
Sac Fungi Fungi that reproduce by spores that develop in an ascus
Fungi Includes complex, multicellular organisms that obtain food by breaking down other substances in their surroundings and absorbing the nutrients
Mycelium The major part of a multicellular fungus is a twisted mass of hyphae that have grown together
Mold A shapeless, fuzzy fungus
What are the General Characteristics of Protists? Eukaryotic, most are single celled. Classified by how they get food.
What are the General Characteristics of Fungi? Eukaryotic Consumer, obtain food the same way, come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors.
What are the Characteristics of Plantlike Protists? Producers, have chlorophyll, multicellular, divided into groups based on color and cell structure.
What are the Characteristics of Funguslike Protists? Consumers that secrete digestive juices into the food and absorb the nutrients.
What are the characteristics of Animallike Protists? Single celled consumer, most can move.
Where do most Algae live? Shallow Water
What type of Fungus is Bread mold? Thread like
How do Amoebas move? Pseudopods
How does algae obtain food? Producers
What are the best conditions for growing mold? Warm, Moist Areas
How do amoebas get food? Engulfing Food
What is the amoebas shape? No Particular Shape
Flagella hairlike structure that allows amoebas to move
Decomposer an organism that lives off of dead organic matter
Eukaryotic cells with a nucleus
Cilia hairlike structures that allows organisms to move
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