What Is Fungi?


Fungi, which are plural of fungus, are simple plants that lack chlorophyll, which is the green colouring matter in plants. Fungi are mainly found in micro-organisms such as yeast, moulds, mildews and mushrooms. Fungi reproduce by spores and are visible by the naked.
2 Additional Answers
Ask.com Answer for: what is fungi
Kingdom Fungi
The Kingdom Fungi includes some of the most important organisms, both in terms of their ecological and economic roles. By breaking down dead organic material, they continue the cycle of nutrients through... More >>
Other Kingdoms:
The fungi is a kingdom that differs from plants, animal, and bacteria. Fungi have characteristics that differ with all three of these other kingdoms. Included in the fungi kingdom are yeast, molds, and mushrooms. The fungi kingdom has a large quantity of very diverse organisms.
Q&A Related to "What Is Fungi"
Fungi are organisms that have characteristics of both plant and animal life, but they are neither. Mushrooms, molds, yeasts and rusts are fungi.
Saprotrophs are mushrooms that grow and feed off decaying organic matter. Depending on the species, Saprotrophic mushrooms break down living tissue in a variety of ways. Wood decomposers
FUNGI: eukaryotes= their genetic material was enclosed by special envelope, that was called nuclear membrane. they may multicellular (mushrooms) or unicellular (yeast) have cell walls
( ′fən′jī ) (mycology) Nucleated, usually filamentous, sporebearing organisms devoid of chlorophyll.
Explore this Topic
Fungi decompose dead animal and plant matter. Fungi decompose this matter releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere which is vital for the process of photosynthesis ...
Fungi generally feed on other organisms. There are three main types of fungi: saprophytic fungi, parasitic fungi and symbiotic fungi. Saprophytic fungi feed on ...
Movement of fungi is usually affected by air. The wind will move the fungi from one location to another. Animals, like birds, can also transfer the fungi. Fungi ...
About -  Privacy -  Your Cookie Choices  -  Careers -  About P.G. Wodehouse -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 IAC Search & Media