Where Do Fungi Live?


Fungi live on dead decaying matter and on plants. They have very many similar characteristics with plants and this sometimes causes confusion in their classification. You will find fungi growing in forests and gardens.
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fungi actually live in or on living organisms. They are also called saprophytes.
Mold is one of the most prolific forms of fungi. It breaks down dead and decaying organic matter. Mold reproduces both sexually and asexually through spores. These spores, similar
The parasitic fungi live on or in the tissues of another living organism or host
Generally, it's a lot cheaper to get a plant or an animal to produce a source of calories than it is to do it chemically. Evolution has had a few billion years to get better at it
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Fungi can basically grow anywhere that has a very moist climate where bacteria can produce, also they can live on or inside of living organisms.
Fungi have almost the same characteristics as plants and can be found in a number of environments. They can grow on just about anything. Some fungi are OK to eat while others are extremely toxic, they can even cause death.
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Fungi, even though they're alive, are different from animals and plants. They can't make their own food, so they have to live in their food. Some fungi break down ...
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