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1

what organism is responsible for mycoses

fungi

2

mycoses can be divided into four groups depending on location of the infection

superficial, cutaneous, subcutaneous, systemic or deep

3

t/f fungi are autotrophic

false

4

what is a saprophyte

feed on dead tissue or organic waste

5

are fungi anaerobic

no

6

what polysacchride are found in the cell wall of fungi

chitin

7

are fungi prokaryotic

no

8

are mycoses treated with antibiotics

no

9

tinea in latin

worm/grub

10

explain the mutual symbiosis between fungus and plants

extend and increase surface area of root to take up water and minerals from the soil