Flashcards in Kingdom Fungi Deck (26)
What is mycology?
the study of fungi
What are nonphotosythesising organisms with chitin cell walls?
What are septa?
cell wall partitions
What grows from spores to form the whole fungus?
haploid hyphae filamants
What is the Phylum Chitiridomycota made up of?
What is Phylum Zygomycota made up of?
What is Rhizopus?
common bread mold
When does bread mold produce sexually?
When food becomes depleted
What type of zygospore is formed when Hyphae come together?
a diploid zygospore
What makes up phylum Glomeromycota?
asexual plant sybiots
Where do asexual plant symbiots from Phylum Glomeromycota grow?
On tips of tree roots
What are asexual plant symbiots essential too?
What are two types of asexual plant symbiots?
What is the difference in the two?
AM Fungus (Arbuscular Mycorrhaze)-Penetrates tree roots
What makes up Phylum Ascomycota?
The Sac Fungi
How do sac fungi reproduce?
With sexual ascospores and asexual conidospores
What phylum does Penicilin belong to?
How do yeasts reproduce?
Can produce sexually by cell fusion or asexually by buddin
What yeast causes a yeast infection?
What causes athletes foot?
What is Phylum Basidomycota made up of?
The Club Fungi
Where are spores produced on mushrooms?
Are the spores produced on mushrooms haploid or diploid?
What type of mushrooms are poisonious?
What type of mushroom are magic mushrooms?
What type of sac fungi are fungi/algae symbiots?