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31

Mycorrhizae are _________ _________ of plant roots and fungi

mutualistic associations

32

Almost all ________ plants have mychorrhizae

vascular

33

Why are Fungi so important

they are decomposers

34

Example of pathogenic fungi

ringworm and athletes foot.
For plants: dutch elm disease, chestnut blight

35

Some species of ________ produce deadly toxins

mushrooms

36

What is an example of an antibiotic fungi?

penicillium

37

how does penicillium work?

produces enzymes that rupture bacterial cell walls

38

a mass of hyphae is called?

mycelium