FUNGI. An Overview. Characteristics of Fungi. Eukaryotic Nonphotosynthetic ( heterotrophic) Most are multicellular Most are microscopic molds or yeasts. The study fungi is known as MYCOLOGY. Structure of Fungi. Filaments of fungi are called hyphae. The cell walls contain chitin.
The study fungi is known as MYCOLOGY.
Unseptated - coenocytic
Mushrooms, morels and truffles are widely consumed by humans.
Lichen – symbiotic relationship between algae and fungi