Bio1151b Chapter 31 Fungi
  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              symbionts, and even            .
  3. Some fungi have modified hyphae called            that penetrate the tissues of their host, and can even be adapted for preying on          .
  4.         are unicellular, but most fungi are multicellular and have bodies consisting of          , and have cell walls made of the polysaccharide         .
  5. Fungi produce         through         or          life cycles.
  6. There are five major fungal phyla.
  7. Fungi form symbiotic relationships with many organisms.
    • Mycorrhizae are vital in natural ecosystems and agriculture.
    • Many species of ants and termites raise fungi in fungus “farms”.
    • Lichens are a            association between photosynthetic microorganisms and a fungus.