All fungi. make their food. absorb their food. produce mushrooms. have chlorophyll. Fungi do NOT. carry on photosynthesis. grow on their food source. digest food outside their bodies. absorb food through their cell walls. Fungi resemble plants in that they both always. have stems.
In the ascomycete fruiting body shown in Figure 21–3, how many nuclei are found in each cell of the hyphae, and what separates each cell of the hyphae?
After a few days of exposure to the air at room temperature, a piece of bread or other food will become covered with colonies of molds and other fungi. Why does this occur?