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1

What is mycology?

the study of fungi

2

What are nonphotosythesising organisms with chitin cell walls?

Fungi

3

What are septa?

cell wall partitions

4

What grows from spores to form the whole fungus?

haploid hyphae filamants

5

What is the Phylum Chitiridomycota made up of?

water molds

6

What is Phylum Zygomycota made up of?

bread mold

7

What is Rhizopus?

common bread mold

8

When does bread mold produce sexually?

When food becomes depleted

9

What type of zygospore is formed when Hyphae come together?

a diploid zygospore

10

What makes up phylum Glomeromycota?

asexual plant sybiots

11

Where do asexual plant symbiots from Phylum Glomeromycota grow?

On tips of tree roots

12

What are asexual plant symbiots essential too?

Tree transplants

13

What are two types of asexual plant symbiots?
What is the difference in the two?

AM Fungus (Arbuscular Mycorrhaze)-Penetrates tree roots
Ectomycorrhiza-Doesn't penetrate

14

What makes up Phylum Ascomycota?

The Sac Fungi

15

How do sac fungi reproduce?

With sexual ascospores and asexual conidospores

16

What phylum does Penicilin belong to?

Ascomycota

17

How do yeasts reproduce?

Can produce sexually by cell fusion or asexually by buddin

18

What yeast causes a yeast infection?

Canidia

19

What causes athletes foot?

Trichphyton rubum

20

What is Phylum Basidomycota made up of?

The Club Fungi

21

Where are spores produced on mushrooms?

The basidia

22

Are the spores produced on mushrooms haploid or diploid?

haploid

23

What type of mushrooms are poisonious?

Amanita mushrooms

24

What type of mushroom are magic mushrooms?

Psilocybes

25

What type of sac fungi are fungi/algae symbiots?

Lichens

26

Where do lichens live?

harsh enviromental conditions