Unit 5: The Evolutionary History of Diversity Extras  Study Guide

Chapter 31 Fungi Review
  1. Fungi are : they cannot make their own food, but feed by secreting and absorbing the digested organic compounds.
  2. Most fungi are , but they can also be and even .
  3. The asexual cycle of many fungi can be seen as with visible mycelia or as unicellular .
  4. Fungi produce haploid through or life cycles.
  5. There are five major fungal phyla.
  6. Fungi form symbiotic relationships with many organisms.
    • Mycorrhizae are symbionts between a fungus and plant roots.
    • Lichens are a association between photosynthetic microorganisms and a fungus.
    • Many species of ants and termites raise fungi in fungus "farms".
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