FUNGI. Fungi Kingdom Characteristics. Eukaryotes. Heterotrophs Cell walls made of chitin Use spores to reproduce . Need warm, moist places to grow. Examples: yeast, molds and mushrooms. Obtaining Food. Digest food outside of their bodies then absorb it by using hyphae
Club - produce spores in structures that look like clubs (ex. Mushrooms)
Produces the spores
Holds up the
Cup Fungi, Yeast, Mildews
Tubes (not gills) produce spores
1. Crustose (appears grainy)
Many Fungi are involved in Mycorhizzae (symbiotic mutualism) relationships…Over 90% of plants have fungi associated with their roots. The fungus absorbs and concentrates phosphates for delivery to the plant roots. In return, the fungus receive sugars synthesized by the plant.